Elaine puts a huge focus on both informal and formal mentoring of emerging female and ethnic minority talent within Northern Trust and across the wider financial services industry. She provides guidance and coaching on areas such as authenticity, career progression, effective networking and how to successfully navigate corporate culture and politics. She is heavily involved in the Diversity and Inclusion activities within Northern Trust, including as Chair of the Northern Trust EMEA Diversity and Inclusion Council, and as a senior sponsor of various Business Resource Councils (BRCs), including the Asian Leadership BRC. Her involvement includes being speaker or presenter at events, which market and champion ethnic minority activities and initiatives. For instance, she is a sponsor for the ethnic minority talent development programme, and a mentor to future leaders and rising talent of Northern Trust. Additionally she is a regular panellist, internally and externally, for a number of speaker sessions involving mental health issues and Asian women, and uses these platforms to share experiences, and the impact of personal culture on her own career.