Elana has over 20 years’ experience as a non-executive director on private, government and not-for-profit boards. Elana recently retired as a director of MLC Life and Administrator. Prior to joining MLC, Elana was the Chair of AustralianSuper and a director of TAL. She also recently retired from the Board of SecondBite, a national food rescue organisation.

Currently Elana is a director of Mirvac Group, Afterpay Touchcorp Group, Transurban Queensland, Victorian Funds Management Corporation, Victorian Managed Insurance Authority and RGA Reinsurance Company of Australia Limited, and Slater and Gordon. She is also a member of the Victorian Council of Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and the Committee for Melbourne, as well as several advisory boards in investment, property and public policy.

In 2014 Elana received a Lifetime Trustee Achievement Award by the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST). She is a Fellow of the AICD, AIST, and Financial Services Institute of Australasia. She is also a member of Chief Executive Women.