Kelly holds a PhD from Charles Sturt University. Her PhD is published as “Human capital analytics: Exploring a contingency model of executive decision making effectiveness, human resource capabilities, organisation culture and organisational performance, 2018”. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of New England; a Bachelor of Adult Education from University of Technology Sydney; and an Associate Diploma of Engineering Survey Drafting from TAFE NSW.
Kelly is accredited in a range of leadership, cultural diagnostic and psychometric tools; including Human Synergistics (OCI/LSI/LI), Barrett Cultural Values Assessment (CVA/LVA), SHL personality and ability tools (OPQ) (MGIB) (MQ), and Hogan personality tools (HPI) (HDS)(MVPI). She is also a certified professional member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
Kelly enjoys team-based sports and spending time with her family.