Kelly has worked in impact investing for nearly 10 years. She is responsible for impact investing at the UK Department for International Development, which leads the UK’s efforts to end extreme poverty. She recently led DFID’s Investing in a Better World project to have a national conversation with the British public on impact investing.
Kelly previously worked at the UK Cabinet Office, focusing especially on social impact bonds and investment readiness, and at Oliver Wyman. She is on the advisory board of an accelerator programme for refugee entrepreneurs in the UK and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.