Kelly joins the EO from Lambeth LBC, with an extensive background in managing front-line services, training and developing staff. Her appointment will strengthen the EO's drive to build the skills of the workforce to meet service delivery targets.
Kelly plans to deliver a practical framework for workforce planning and development to support improvement. Mick James, also an assistant director of skills and development says: 'We are delighted to have Kelly with us. Her recent experience of managing a front-line local government service and her extensive background in training and development will strengthen our team here at the EO. Delivering on national capacity building projects such as the national skills framework and national management framework are her priorities.''