Kelly leads the workplace strategy practice for AECOM globally. Her degrees in business, sociology, and predictive analytics enable her to provide a societal context for organizational change. She has deep expertise in applying behavioral research methods and diverse design strategies in corporate and federal environments to drive impactful and sustainable transformation. Kelly is dedicated to multiple areas of research, including human-computer interaction, occupier wellbeing, and cognitive ergonomics.
She recognizes that a corporate environment is an ecosystem and takes a holistic view in her approach to evidence-based workplace strategies. Kelly spearheaded the General Services Administration’s research initiative, WorkPlace Matters, and was the principal author of the resulting publications as well as a contributor to the Royal Institute of British Architect’s Future Office. In addition to her client work, Kelly has guest lectured at New York University, Columbia University, Fordham University, and most recently, Northwestern University Qatar.