With more than 30 years of experience, Elaine is one of Singapore‘s pioneering corps of local communication professionals. After a rich and varied background in journalism, hospitality and a two-year stint at The Singapore Exchange, she moved into consultancy practice. Elaine’s diverse experience spans nearly every sector of business- from capital markets, banking and finance, manufacturing, hospitality, professional services, logistics, property to FMCGs, retail and F&B. She is also recognised for her strong track record in government campaigns and programmes on investment, social security, skills development, public transportation and social issues.
She spearheaded the thrust into capital market transactions and investor relations, To date, she has led Citigate Dewe Rogerson, i.MAGE to support the launch of more than 270 IPOs, representing more than 30% of all SGX-ST listed companies. She initiated a new course in investor relations at the Singapore Management University in 2007 which she taught for two semesters as an adjunct lecturer. She currently serves on the Board of Singapore Land Authority and the Governing Council of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
A graduate of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, Elaine was named the PR Professional of the Year in 1995 and awarded the Lifetime PR Achievement Award in 2012 by the Institute of Public Relations Singapore.