Elena completed her Bachelor of Financial Management at the Academy of Government Administration under the President of Russian Federation (diploma with honours). She joined KPMG Moscow whilst completing her final year of study. During her time working within KPMG’s Audit function in Moscow, she completed her professional examinations to become a Chartered Accountant. After 6 years at KPMG Moscow, she was seconded to KPMG Sydney where she worked for two years as an Audit and Advisory manager. Elena joined the Bell Partners team as an Audit and Advisory manager in 2017.