An award-winning Senior Project Manager, Kelly has over 15 years’ construction industry experience in New Zealand and Australia. Recently awarded the 2020 NZIOB Industry Award for his project management work on the Otangarei Papakainga in Whangārei, Kelly has a broad experience base of small and large-scale projects across multiple disciplines. His project portfolio includes land and housing developments, multi-million dollar commercial buildings, art galleries, warehouses, and factories through to billion-dollar mining, oil, and gas projects.
Kelly’s engineering background provides him with a keen ability to analyse and interpret the technical aspects of projects, enabling him to provide well-rounded, practical advice on all aspects of project management. He works extensively with government ministries and clients on funding applications for community, Māori and Iwi-led projects, playing a pivotal role in getting projects over the line from concept to keys.
Kelly has served as Senior Project Manager for several of Scope’s most notable recent Te Tai Tokerau Northland development projects, including the Hundertwasser Art Centre, Te Ora Hou sports facilities, and The Salvation Army.