Elena Katrakis, CEO
Elena Katrakis has been the CEO of Carers NSW since October 2006. Elena has a strong commitment to social justice and extensive experience advocating on behalf of disadvantaged and vulnerable groups. Elena began her career as a social worker. Prior to joining Carers NSW, Elena worked in the public sector for over 20 years, primarily in the areas of mental health and homelessness.
Elena is a member of the NSW Carers Advisory Council, and a member of the NSW Ageing and Disability Advisory Board. Elena was Appointed UTS Industry Fellow to the Centre for Carers Research for the period August 2019 until June 2021.