Born in Creighton, Shelly acquired her Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree and Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy degree from the University of KwaZulu Natal. She began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she conducted her articles. After earning her Chartered Accountant designation in 2001, she joined Credit Industriel et Commercial, a French bank in London as an Internal Auditor.
In April 2003, Shelly joined Harvard House Group as a Tax Manager. She is responsible for tax compliance & planning and ensuring that the Tax department stays abreast of emerging tax laws as well as achieving optimal saving provisions for clients. Shelly values honesty, integrity and Godliness and says she enjoys being in the position where she can make a positive difference to peoples’ lives.
Shelly, a junior SA squash champ, with various sporting awards from her earlier days, holds her role as a wife and a mother to her two young daughters very highly.