Meet our CEO

Introducing Elena Katrakis, CEO of Carers NSW.

About Elena

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. 




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