About Culture Plus

Meet Marie Chretien

Marie Speaking In Action
Sydney, Australia

+61 416 091 965


Founder and CEO of Culture Plus, Marie has a Master of Art from Sydney University and was awarded the Francis Stuart Prize.*

Marie is a dual French/Australian Citizen. Originally, a true Parisian, she fell in love with Australia and emigrated to Sydney 20 years ago.

She has a passion for establishing and strengthening cultural bridges between France and Australia.

* The Francis Stuart Prize is awarded to the best undergraduate, Honours or Master of Arts Coursework long essay or Master of Arts Research in Asian Art


Non-Executive Director, Alliance Française Sydney (since 2017)

Council Member, Power Institute, Sydney University (since 2016)

17 years of international corporate experience. Paris & Sydney


Company Directors, GAICD- Sydney (2017)

Master of Art – Art History – Sydney University (2014) - Distinction average, Francis Stuart Prize*

MBA, MGSM, Macquarie University – Sydney (2000-2002)

Master of Engineering EFREI - Paris (1988)