Kelly Edwards has worked at Green Issues for seven years and is Executive Director in charge of operations. Kelly is based in Repairs and is the lead manager of two of the company’s key accounts in that area. She also has particular experience in renewable projects. Kelly is a councillor for Reading Borough Council and was a General Election prospective parliamentary candidate in 2005 for the Labour Party in Hertsmere, gaining over 11,500 votes. Before joining Green Issues, she spent six years working at the House of Commons as a Press Officer to an MP and as a Senior Parliamentary Researcher and assistant to a several ministers. This experience, combined with her former role as a council LEA school governor, means that Kelly has a thorough knowledge of both national and local authority politics.