Elaine Montegriffo has been selected as Interim CEO at Leadership Victoria (LV)
Leadership Victoria exists to enable purposeful leadership for a better world; a world in which everyone is able to exercise purposeful leadership, and contribute to an inclusive and sustainable future for all.
A systems thinker, Elaine is passionate about collaborating to achieve positive social change. Elaine brings deep and diverse leadership experience to LV. She has 20 years’ senior leadership experience with global top tier consulting firms in the UK and Australia, where she delivered complex projects to achieve business outcomes. As Partner in global consulting firms Andersen and Ernst & Young, Elaine led innovative Human Capital consulting practices working with global organisations to strengthen leadership capability and performance. This is combined with 15 years’ experience leading teams and mobilising stakeholders to deliver social impact in the for-purpose sector in Asia and Australia with INGO’s, complex community service organisations and social enterprises. Elaine’s leadership experience includes as CEO of food rescue social enterprise SecondBite, Director of People & Organisational Effectiveness with Australian Red Cross, and Country Director Laos with Oxfam. In 2015 Elaine was awarded Global Social Entrepreneur of the year by the prestigious Schwab Foundation, the sister organisation of the World Economic Forum. Elaine is Deputy Chair of Women’s Health West and a Board member of Environment Victoria. Elaine has a BA Honours in Philosophy and a Masters of Social Science (International Development).
Elaine will be available for new opportunities from August this year.