Linda Elkins


Linda Elkins
CEW Member

Executive General Manager,
Colonial First State Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Linda Elkins is Executive General Manager of Colonial First State, part of the Wealth Management division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), an ASX10 publicly listed company. Linda is a member of the Boards of Colonial First State Investments Limited, Avanteos Investments Limited and Colonial Mutual Superannuation Pty Limited.

Prior to joining CBA, Linda held a number of roles in superannuation, including Managing Director of Superannuation at Russell Investments.

A keen advocate for financial literacy, Linda sits on the board of directors of Financial Literacy Australia Limited and is a member of the Macquarie University Business and Economics Facility Advisory Board. She is currently a member of the Financial Services Council’s Superannuation Board Committee, chairs the FSC’s Governance Sub-Committee and is a member of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal (SCT) Advisory Council.

Linda was awarded the inaugural Money Management Women in Super ‘Super Executive of the Year’ award in 2013. Linda holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Sydney.

A member of CBA’s Gender Diversity Steering Group, Linda raises awareness of the superannuation gender gap, speaking at events such as the 2017 Women, Super and Wealth Summit and the 2016 Women in Banking and Finance Wealth Series. Linda played a key role in the development of the Financial Planning Association’s ’DollarSmart’ program, a financial toolkit aimed at educating teenagers, and was involved in the development of the IFSA (now Financial Services Council) Education Corner, an online portal for the delivery of member education.

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