Leila Elling

Raised between Hong Kong, her place of birth and Singapore, Leila has lived in Canada, Japan, London and since 2009, has made Monaco her permanent home.

A big believer in collaboration and communications, Leila is passionate about life and all its infinite possibilities.

She is the current President of The Friends of the Oceanography Museum of Monaco. In her previous role as CEO of Parkview Arts Action, she brought the first exhibition of On Sharks and Humanity to the Museum in 2014 which has so far, been visited by over 700,000 people as it toured Moscow at the Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, The National Museum of China in Beijing as well as Singapore, Hong Kong and Sydney, Australia.

She is Founder and President of Chien de Coeur in Monaco. A charity that brings together volunteers with their dogs to weekly visits at the retirement homes in Monaco as well as Centre Rainier III and Villa Sperenza.

Leila is Director of Parkview Private Collection in Monaco, the management company of Hotel Le Beauvallon, of which she is also President. This 10- acre estate is the only remaining Belle Epoque palace hotel between Cannes and Marseilles on the French Riviera.

With Robin Scott Lawson, Leila is co-founder of ImagineOcean, a newly established venture that combines an experiential immersive experience with an international awareness campaign. The aim is to celebrate and highlight all who are taking action in plastic pollution and to empower and engage the global community to move away from the hopelessness of the current situation by showcasing and focusing on the attractiveness of the solutions. The first preview of the exhibition took place in London in January 2019.

She is an angel investor in creative talents, including Osman London and supports several charitable organisations, most notably The Tegla Loroupe Peace Foundation in Kenya.

In 2017, Leila was awarded the Chevalier du L’Ordre des Grimaldi. The Order is awarded at the sole discretion of the HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco for personal service to the Sovereign Prince.