Linda Elkins

Linda Elkins

Linda Elkins, Partner, KPMG and member, 2021 Conference Committee

Linda is the Partner in Charge of Actuarial and Financial Risk and National Sector Leader for Asset and Wealth Management.

Prior to joining KPMG, Linda was the Executive General Manager for Colonial First State (CFS) where she was responsible for over 1,000 staff and more than one million clients. CFS manages over $120 billion in FUM and is a leader of platform services to both the retail financial advice and wholesale market.

Linda has a detailed understanding of stakeholder needs across the industry and through her Board and advisory positions, she has been a strong and highly respected voice for the superannuation industry.

Linda has also worked for the Australian Government in the Insurance and Superannuation Commission and for ASIC as a special adviser. She is an advocate for investors with a passion for financial literacy and education; was a member of the Australian Government Financial Literacy Advisory Board a position she held for over 10 years.

Linda is a Director of ASFA and was a former member of FSC’s Superannuation Board, Committee. Linda has won a number of industry awards over her career including the inaugural Money Management Women in Super “Super Executive of the Year” award in 2013. She was and was a recipient of the IFSA Industry Excellence Award in 2009.