Head, Board | CHRO Practices
Integrated Leadership Advisory
Elaine Roper is a Partner in the Public Sector Practice and leads the Board and Human Resources Practices for Odgers Berndtson, based in Toronto.
Her expertise lies in corporate and board governance, human capital strategy planning and implementation, and executive talent management and search. Elaine brings over 40 years of international experience as a CHRO, consultant and board director in the financial services, technology, professional services and not-for-profit sectors, in addition to public | private partnership organizations throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
She has served on numerous high-profile non-profit boards over the last 20 years, including the Canada Games Council, the Niagara 2022 Summer Games Host Society, Royal Ontario Museum, the Heart & Stroke Foundations of Ontario and of Canada respectively, the Textile Museum of Canada and Bishop’s University.
Elaine holds a bachelor’s degree in German and business administration from Bishop’s University. She is fluent in both official languages.