Mrs Elaine Bensted

Chief Executive of Zoos SA

Elaine Bensted is Chief Executive of Zoos SA and oversees both the Adelaide and Monarto Zoos. Prior to her appointment as Chief Executive, she was Chief Executive for TAFE SA and, before that, held senior roles in both state and local government.

Ms Bensted has also worked in the private finance sector, within human resources and training management, operation and project management and in bank branch manager roles. Her qualifications include an MBA and a Masters in Public Policy and Management. She also holds qualifications in accounting and finance.