Elaine Montegriffo


CEO of SecondBite
Elaine is passionate about exploring and developing innovative approaches to create a more sustainable and inclusive world through social business models, and by nurturing effective collaboration across community, business and government sectors.

In 2015 Elaine was recognised as a Global Social Entrepreneur by the prestigious Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, the sister organisation to the World Economic Forum. Elaine recently attended the WEF in Davos, Switzerland in January 2016.

New models of achieving sustainable social change are emerging at the intersection of business, social, government and philanthropic sectors providing exciting opportunities to achieve inclusive social, environmental and economic impact – at scale.

Elaine has enjoyed senior leadership roles across the UK, Asia and Australia in global consulting firms, international NGO’s and dynamic social enterprises. Most recently, as CEO of SecondBite she significantly grew its scale and impact through creative partnerships and shared value models.