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Wednesday luncheon with Elaine Bensted, CEO Zoos SA

Guest Speaker:  Elaine Bensted, CEO Zoos SA

Zoos SA Masterplan


Elaine Bensted commenced as Chief Executive of Zoos South Australia in September 2012.  Since then Elaine has led an improvement in the financial position of this conservation charity and an increase in Zoos SA membership base from 26,000 to over 43,000.  She also led the work that culminated in the release of a 20 year Master Plan for both Adelaide and Monarto Zoos in early 2015.


Elaine has previously held senior positions in State and Local Government and in the finance industry, and was Chief Executive of TAFE SA prior to her current appointment


She has an MBA and a Masters in Public Policy and Management, and qualifications in finance.  She has experience in both the private and public sector in management, marketing and community engagement.  She was the recipient of the 2014 Australian Institute of Management Not for Profit Manager Award and the Telstra South Australian Business Woman of the Year Award for Purpose and Social Enterprise 2017.


Elaine is also a Board member of the Zoo and Aquarium Association, the Children’s University Advisory Board, the UniSA Business School Program Advisory Board, the Australian Rhino Project Board, the International Koala Centre of Excellence Advisory Board and the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) Finance Committee.



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Event Properties

Event Date 13-06-2018 1:00 pm
Event End Date 13-06-2018 2:00 pm
Capacity 120
Cut off date 13-06-2018 1:00 pm
Individual Price $30 per head Includes Main Course, shared Cheese platter and Tea/Coffee
Adelaide Oval - Cathedral Room
North Adelaide SA 5006, Australia
Adelaide Oval - Cathedral Room
$30.00 105
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