Dr Elna von Schlicht honed her skills during a 24-year career
in higher education.
After earning her doctorate, she worked as Head of Department, Social Work, at the Huguenot College in
Wellington. In this capacity, she was involved in the writing and
implementation of policies.
transferred to the political arena in 2009 and became a member of the Mayoral
Committee in 2011. She has been Executive Mayor since the election of September