Kelly is supporting the commercial team as part of the On Purpose programme. She is helping to create financial value across products, by identifying and targeting customer groups, building effective and sustainable business models whilst helping to implement and contribute to Shift’s commercial strategy.
Kelly brings experience of attracting investors from the private sector, having spent 14 years in financial services, advising European banks and insurance companies looking to raise capital and funding from institutional bond investors globally, including via ESG or "themed" bonds. She also spent six months working at Big Society Capital as part of the On Purpose programme. Kelly holds a BSc in Economics from The London School of Economics and Political Science.
She enjoys mentoring students from disadvantaged backgrounds, helping to improve their academic performance and develop their self-belief, and can be found outdoors on occasion, preferably watching whales or up mountains in cold climates despite having grown up in the tropics.