Kathleen Kelly


Kathleen is Director of Collaboration for LocalMotion, an initiative which sees six funders working in partnership with local people to build a social, economic and environmental justice movement, by communities, for communities www.localmotion.org.uk.

Prior to leading the Local Motion, Kathleen has worked in various sectors as Assistant Director, Communities and Social Policy at Greater London Authority and set up National Lottery Community Fund’s partnership funding programme. She was also Assistant Director of Policy and Research at the National Housing Federation and worked for over nine years at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, where she led social research and policy development programmes on issues such as housing market volatility.

Kathleen is a certified Professional Co-Active Coach and trained Organisational Relationship Systems Coach. She lives in Yorkshire with her daughter and enjoys walking and horse riding in the Yorkshire countryside.