Diversity and Fan Engagement Executive, Melbourne Football Club
Elena Gao is a Diversity and Fan Engagement Executive at the Melbourne Football Club. Being native Chinese, Elena has developed a keen interest in execution of multicultural programs and driving growth into new markets. Elena focuses on programs related to International Students, the Chinese audience, new migrants and visitors.
Since moving to Australia eight years ago, Elena understands the important of sport to Australian culture and believes it is a great way to bring people of different backgrounds together. By working with the Melbourne Football Club, she enjoys introducing the sport to new audiences and has taken thousands of international students and new migrant families to see their first Football game at the MCG.
Elena holds a Bachelor of Economics at Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, a Bachelor of Finance at Adelaide University and a Master of Professional Accounting at RMIT.