Fortescue Metals Group Limited
Chief Financial Officer
Elizabeth Gaines is Chief Financial Officer of Fortescue Metals Group. Elizabeth has significant international experience in all aspects of financial and executive management at a senior executive level in both listed and private companies, and significant experience as a non-executive director.
Prior to her appointment to this role, Elizabeth was CEO of Helloworld Limited (formerly Jetset Travelworld Group Limited). Previously she was Chief Financial Officer of Jetset Travelworld Group Limited and from October 2010, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to joining The Jetset Travelworld Group Limited, Elizabeth was the Chief Financial Officer of the Stella Group, Chief Finance and Operations Director of UK-based Entertainment Rights Plc, and was previously Chief Executive Officer of Heytesbury Pty Limited.
Elizabeth has held senior treasury and finance roles at Bankwest in Australia and Kleinwort Benson in the UK and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young. Elizabeth is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Elizabeth’s NED portfolio includes Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (from February 2013) and the Australian Federation of Travel Agents Limited (AFTA). Elizabeth was previously a Non-Executive Director of Mantra Group Ltd during its private equity ownership period and its ASX listing in June 2014.
Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and Master of Applied Finance degree.