Kelly was raised and lives in North London. She has previous board experience having provided administrative cover for the Migration Foundation and has recently completed the Black on Board programme run by Olmec.

Kelly has 20 years of work experience mainly within the housing sector, with proficiency in financial processes and procedures. As Business Coordinator at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing, she is responsible for providing high quality, effective support around contract and income management, enabling the development and delivery of care & support services.