Elaine has worked with large financial companies having held several positions such as a Senior In-House Counsel, Head of Compliance, Chief Risk Officer and Company Secretary. In May 2016, Elaine joined BlackBee as the Head of Legal & Compliance & later became the General Counsel.
Elaine is a qualified Solicitor in Ireland with the Law Society of Ireland and in England & Wales under the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Her qualifications include a BA (Hons) in Business & Law, LLB (Hons), Diploma in Trusts & Estate Planning, a Diploma in Commercial Property, a Masters in Law (LLM) and Certificates in International Risk Management & Compliance. Elaine is currently working towards the New York Bar Exams.
Elaine was a member of the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Committee for the Dublin Solicitors Bar Association for many years and is also a member of the Association of Compliance Officers of Ireland and International Risk Managers. Elaine is also a Committee Member on the In-House Legal Committee for the Southern Legal Association. Elaine was a judge on the Judging Panel for the International Compliance Awards 2019 which took place in London in March earlier this year and is an assessor for the Good Governance Awards 2019