She is a purpose-driven leader who brings extensive experience working with the public sector on major whole-of-government and organizational strategies and transformations. She thrives on collaborating with her clients to support major change initiatives in sensitive and complex stakeholder environments and achieving positive outcomes. She has a keen interest in improving government services for end users and modernizing the public service.
Kelly is a former government advisor who has worked in all three levels of government in Canada advising on a range of areas including large-scale infrastructure funding programs and social impact and public transit strategies. As an international researcher, Kelly published peer-reviewed research on political behaviour and institutions across OECD countries. She now spends her spare time thinking about how we can improve the public sector by learning best practices from other countries.
Kelly enjoys spending time outdoors (in three of Toronto's four seasons) cycling and in Europe practicing her Spanish, Catalan and French.