Kelly is the National Director for Asian Family Services. She has been National Director since 2016. Kelly was a medical doctor in China. After migrating to New Zealand in 2002, Kelly obtained her qualifications in social work. She has been a registered social worker since 2005 and has been working in the mental health and addiction sector and other social sectors for over a decade.
Kelly has a strong track record in leadership and service development. Namely, Kelly set up the social enterprise business model for Asian Wellbeing Services to better serve Asian people who are in need of culturally and linguistically appropriate psychological services.
Prior to joining AFS, Kelly successfully piloted the Asian Mental Health Services for Waitemata District Health Board in 2007. Over the past 10 years, Asian Mental Health Services has been involved in many projects and consultations for Asian people. Kelly is passionate about the Asian community - she will continue to serve and advocate for Asian people in New Zealand to develop more culturally appropriate services to meet the needs of our community.