LiverWELL Welcomes New Interim CEO

February 15, 2023

LiverWELL is pleased to announce that Elaine Montegriffo has taken up the role of Interim CEO, following the departure of Russell Shewan.

A strategic business leader and experienced CEO, Elaine has senior executive leadership and governance experience across diverse sectors and cultures. Elaine has held executive leadership roles in the international development and community sectors including with Oxfam and Australian Red Cross, and is passionate about improving access to basic human rights, especially healthcare, for all communities. She is the Board Chair of GenWest, which supports communities in the west of Melbourne to live safe, healthy lives and advocates for greater gender justice and equity.

“I’m very excited to be leading LiverWELL through this period of growth and expansion in delivering the ambitious new strategy for 2023-2030. I look forward to working with LiverWELL’s partners and supporters to build on the incredible work done by Russell Shewan and the team”, said Elaine.

Recruitment is underway to appoint a new CEO on a permanent basis. For enquiries contact Fisher Leadership.

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We acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands where we work - the lands of the Woi-Wurrung Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations. We express our gratitude to them for their continued care and curation of these lands and waters. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.

LiverWELL observes and honours the Kulin Nation's intrinsic connection to land, sky and water, and the creator Bunjil. LiverWELL is committed to being led and informed by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders on bridging health outcomes for communities and improving liver health.