Elaine is a career governance and legal professional with strong interest and experience in collaborating with Boards and Executive teams to advance organisational objectives through governance, strategy, policy and risk.

Elaine is currently the General Counsel and Company Secretary of Australia’s oldest charity, The Benevolent Society and partner of a boutique law firm providing pro bono and cost effective legal advice to individuals, charities and small charities experiencing challenges with accessing or navigating the legal system.

Elaine is an advocate and active volunteer of the not-for-profit sector and has a passion for advocating the rights of older people.