Ilona Charles is an executive with an extensive career in human resources, transformation and change across multiple industries and financial dimensions. She has worked across global and complex organisations from entrepreneurial start-ups to large-scale, multi-national corporates. Industries include digital and technology, financial services, health, telecommunications and government.
Ilona has held executive roles with the CSIRO, Aconex, Telstra, Medibank and NAB. She commenced her career as an Occupational Therapist and has a Master of Business Administration. Ilona is now the CEO and Founder of pivotnow pty ltd, a consultancy providing strategic people advice to Founders/CEOs and Boards of organisations going through transition or scaling up.
Ilona is a member of the People & Culture Committee, Burnet Institute and a member of the Judicial Entitlements Panel on behalf of the Victorian State Government. She is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Certified member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.