Shane Kennelly

Managing Director

Kennelly Constructions

Shane Kennelly, Managing Director of Kennelly Constructions and First People Recruitment Solutions, is a proud Bundjalung man with over 20 years of experience in senior executive positions. He is a practical and skilled executive with demonstrated success and experience in leading and building sustainable growth for businesses across the Defence, telecommunication, construction, resources and energy sectors. Shane has a Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Sydney University and a Masters of Business from the University of Western Sydney.

Shane is passionate about providing long term sustainable employment opportunities through direct employment and ensuring the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business sector thrives. He also wants to increase the participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in STEM to ensure that they are not further marginalised due to technological advances.

Shane is Chair of Supply Nation’s Indigenous Business Reference Group, Member of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Business and Innovation Reference group for the Queensland Government, Non Executive Director of Engineers without Borders, Member of CSIRO’s Indigenous Innovation Alliance, Member of GHD’s RAP Advisory Committee, Bond University Business Advisory Board and Southern Cross University Engineering Industry Advisory Group.

  • Workshop 2: Collaboration for growth

    11:10 am - 12:40 am | ICC Sydney

    You’re invited to hear from members of both the Leadership Roundtable and Indigenous Business Advisory Groups on the key elements of these outputs and the important role each of these initiatives play, in creating a sustainable business sector.

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