Kelly Van Nelson

Managing Director at Adecco Australia and Bestselling Author

Empowering the Future of Work.

Executive leadership, management, and operations experience within multinational providers of IT, HR, Workforce and Staffing Solutions. Proven history of growing sustainable, profitable, revenue streams, building long term strategic partnerships, driving business transformation and change, establishing and mentoring sales teams, strategic workforce management, and recruitment.

Advocate for antibullying initiatives, Women in Leadership, STEM, gender equity, and workplace inclusiveness.

Specialist areas include Strategic Planning, Change Management, Risk, Governance, Quality, WHS, Sales and Bid Management, Business Development, Transition Management, International Recruitment, Workforce Planning, Talent Management, Business Process Improvement, Business Transformation, Project Outsourcing, Project Management, PMO Establishment and Management, and Internal Communications.

Change Management Practitioner, Six Sigma and Prince2 Certified.

2020 CEO Magazine Managing Director of the Year finalist, 2020 Telstra Business Women’s Award NSW Finalist (Medium and Large Enterprise). AusMumpreneur Gold Award ‘Big Idea – Changing the World’ winner for leveraging the literary spoken, visual, and written word to raise awareness around social issues including bullying, cyberbullying, domestic violence, gender equity, mental health, and suicide. Double Roar Success Award Winner for Best Book and Most Powerful Influencer.

#1 bestselling author of Graffiti Lane and Punch and Judy. Numerous short stories, poems, non-fiction articles published on social issues. Represented by The Newman Literary Agency.

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