Meet the Chair of Trustees, Kelly Grellier!

Kelly Grellier: Chair

Kelly is a devoted chair with over 8 years of experience in the charity sector, holding executive leadership roles encompassing both strategic and operational responsibilities. Prior to her current position, she served as a trustee for the Association of Dogs and Cats Homes, a membership body within the Animal Rescue sector, where she held the roles of trustee and chair of the Governance committee.

Job Title: The Chair

What do you love about working at IPA?
Islington Play Association deeply resonates with me, as a single mum bringing up my son in Brent, the Sure Start scheme was a lifeline for me and provided space for my son to play for free. IPA is incredibly important for Islington children, parents and community and it is a privilege to be a part of the organisation.

What is your favourite childhood play memory?
Growing up I lived on farms, and my favourite play memory, is going out with my brother and meeting up with neighbourhood friends at the 'ford' which was a river over a road, our parents weren't there, we were entirely free to play as we wanted and we had loads of fun, with no harm other than the occasional lost Jelly shoe!