Kelly Jones appointed Turnaround & Transformation Director to support private sector clients

Kingsgate are delighted to welcome Kelly to its team. Kelly has been appointed as Turnaround and Transformation Director to support our private sector clients and brings with her a wealth of leadership experience across a broad range of sectors.

‘I am delighted to be joining the Kingsgate team, where the team’s experience and values perfectly complement my own. Together, using a fresh approach to balance the increasingly complex set of stakeholder demands, we have an opportunity to make turnaround and transformation a catalyst to drive positive change. Using my breath of experience, I am looking forward to delivering change for our clients by working with the high calibre Kingsgate team.’

Kelly spent 17 years at Rolls-Royce plc, where she delivered a wide range of change and performance improvement projects in the Aerospace, Defence, Energy and Marine sectors. Since 2014 Kelly has delivered turnarounds as the CEO of two industrial businesses.

More recently she has been responsible for driving change and performance improvement as a Transformation Director in a privately-owned Tier 1 automotive supplier and a publicly listed FMCG business.

‘I am delighted we have been able to welcome a Turnaround professional of Kelly’s calibre to Kingsgate. We are getting increasing demand for our services from our private sector client base and Kelly joins us at an exciting time for both Kingsgate and the industry.’ Steve Swayne

Having lived and worked in the USA, China and UK undertaking turnaround and transformation projects in blue chip and privately-owned businesses, Kelly has acquired a pragmatic and hands-on approach to delivering results and embedding sustainable change for clients. She is also a member of The Institute for Turnaround.