Shelley is a qualified CA(SA) and has over the years sat on a number of boards and committees. She has deep insight into the workings of large organisations in the public and private sector and an in-depth understanding of best practices in governance. She is currently self-employed. Her previous appointments included Director in the internal audit division of SekelaXabiso, divisional head of Forensic, Compliance, and Governance at Protect-A-Partner International and Financial Director at Ubambo Investment Holdings Limited.
Shelley has worked at Transnet Group and gained experience at Transnet, Spoornet and Portnet working in the internal audit, financial accounting, management accounting and systems development units. She has also been employed in private practice at Manase and Associates and Ian Pierce and Associates where her audits included external audits at Transnet, forensic audits at Denel Aviation and clean audit projects at the Provincial Department of Health in KwaZulu-Natal.