Kelley is a strategist, advisor, coach, trainer, and consultant working at the intersection of technology, innovation, and the circular economy. Kelley’s massive transformative purpose is to accelerate the transition to a sustainable and meaningful future. Kelley is an advocate for the adoption of the Circular Economy and believes in the exponential impact that can be achieved through co-creation. I love dealing with complex problem spaces and helping organizations and teams to co-create for the future they believe is possible.
Kelley has over 13 years of advisory, coach/mentoring, consulting, and research experience in strategy development and innovation, industry and lean supply chain transformation, organization restructuring, business process design, and re-engineering, industrial clusters, and associated public-private partnerships. Kelley has worked work clients across many industries in both the private and public sectors, including chemical, manufacturing, automobile, clothing, footwear, leather, textiles, retail, packaging, FMCG, public healthcare, public services, and development finance.
Kelley is the Founder of Stratlever, Co-Founder of Africa ExO, Co-Creator of Women4Impact, and an ExO Coach, Trainer, and Consultant at Open ExO. Kelley is also an active member of the Circular Economy Community of Practise led by ICLEI Africa, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s ‘From Linear to Circular and Circular Futures Lab Global Alumnus Group, and the Open ExO community.Read Less
Exponential Organizations, Innovation and Transformation
Exponential Technologies and the Circular Economy
Future of Food
Future of Manufacturing
Food Action Cities
Urban circular food systems and opportunities for cities in Africa »
ICLEI Africa and the African Circular Economy Network
Circular Cities in Africa: A reflection »
Gordon Institute of Business Science: University of Pretoria
White Paper: An assessment of Government, Business and Trade Union perspectives of socio-economic inequality in South Africa: what lens are we looking through? »
“Wherever Kelley appears, sparks of inspiration follow. She is both a critical and systemic thinker, with the ability to come up with original ideas, craft them to meet the market needs and make them happen. A strategist and maker at the same time with a deep and sincere dedication to creating a sustainable world around us. She is a powerful woman, I love to work with her.”
“Kelley was absolutely vital in helping us get out of our comfort zone and thinking more exponentially. As a consultant, Kelley used the perfect balance between guiding us and giving us enough space to apply new principles to our business.”
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