Cassandra Kelly BEc (Hons), AM


First appointed: 11 August 2015. Current appointment expires: 10 August 2021.

Ms Kelly has extensive experience in advising on finance, risk, strategy and policy. She remains an advisor to Pottinger, a corporate advisory company she co-founded in 2003, is an expert advisor to the G20/B20 on matters of digitalisation and health (and previously infrastructure, finance and growth) a member of the European Union’s Global Tech Panel and an Advisory Board member for the Block Chain Learning Group.

Ms Kelly is also an experienced director, currently serving as Chair of LiveTiles, Atomli and Her Heart. She is a director of Pottinger Co Pty Limited, Pink Hope, a member of the leadership council for MS Research Australia and on the advisory council of the Centre for Universal Education at The Brookings Institute based in Washington DC. She was previously Chair of Allpress Espresso International and a director of Flight Centre Travel Group and UNSW Foundation.

Ms Kelly has held executive roles at GMAC Commercial Mortgage and Deutsche Bank and was a consultant at McKinsey and Co. Her experience spans agriculture, consumer products, energy and resources, financial services, infrastructure, biotechnology, tourism, technology, digital media and professional services.

Ms Kelly was appointed a member in the General Division of the Order of Australia in June 2019 for significant service to business through executive roles, and as an advocate for gender equity.

Ms Kelly holds the following appointments:

  • Chair, Atomli Inc
  • Chair, LiveTiles
  • Chair, Her Heart Ltd
  • Director, Pottinger Co Pty Limited
  • Director, Pink Hope
  • Member, European Union Global Tech Panel
  • Member, Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia Leadership Council
  • Advisory Council Member, Centre for Universal Education, Brookings Institute.
  • Expert Advisor to the G20/B20 on matters of Digitalisation and Health
  • Advisory Board Member, Block Chain Learning Group.