Elizabeth Montano B.A LL.B FAICD

Elizabeth is an experienced non-executive director with a portfolio of positions and a consulting practice working in governance, strategic and business planning, change management, risk and assurance.

Elizabeth has worked extensively in the management of government services and inter-governmental and inter-departmental coordination and project delivery, financial services regulation, financial intelligence, information technology strategy and governance, natural resource management and scientific research strategy.

She was the first woman to lead an Australian regulatory/ law enforcement agency as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC).

In the private sector, Elizabeth was a financial services specialist Senior Consultant and Senior Solicitor with King &Wood Mallesons, one of Australia’s leading law firms. 

Her non-executive roles have included Chair of the Board of Centrelink and a Member of the Council (Board) of the Australian Institute of Marine Science.