Shane Kennelly, Managing Director of Kennelly Constructions and First People Recruitment Solutions, is a proud Bundjalung man with over 15 years of experience in senior executive positions leading and building sustainable growth for businesses across the defence, telecommunications, construction, resources and energy sectors.
Shane is passionate about providing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with long-term sustainable employment opportunities, and helping their businesses grow. He also wants to increase the participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, to ensure that they are not further marginalised due to technological advances. Shane sits on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Business and Innovation Reference group for the Queensland Government and the RAP Advisory Committee for GHD.
Shane has a Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Sydney University and a Masters of Business from the University of Western Sydney.