In French Now
English to French Translations and Interpreting
About In French Now


Located in Sydney, Australia, IN FRENCH NOW is owned and operated by Lina Mbirkou.
After obtaining a Master of Commerce from ESC Rennes Business School in 1999, Lina relocated from France to Australia where she has been living for more than 15 years.


Lina completed a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Sydney where she also obtained a Graduate Diploma in IT.
She has been lecturing and tutoring at the University of Western Sydney and worked as a business analyst while simultaneously pursuing a career as a freelance NAATI accredited translator since 2006. In 2012, Lina Mbirkou became a NAATI accredited interpreter, and has been working regularly as a Court interpreter at Sydney District Court and Parramatta Local Court.

Professional memberships and certifications

Lina Mbirkou is a member of the Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT). She is certified in translation from English into French by the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) in Australia. She is also certified by the French Embassy in Sydney as an Authorized Translator and Interpreter.