Brett Kelly is the Founder and CEO of Kelly+Partners (ASX:KPG), professional speaker, and best-selling author of four books.

Brett Kelly has more than twenty years of commercial and professional accountancy experience. He specialises in assisting individuals and families who own private businesses.

Brett founded Kelly+Partners Chartered Accountants in 2006 and over the past 15 years has grown the business to become the largest private business specialist accounting network in the Greater Sydney area. In June 2017, Kelly+Partners Group Holdings Limited listed on the ASX. 

Kelly+Partners employs 300 team members and assists 8,500 private business owners from 17 offices in New South Wales, Victoria, and Hong Kong. Kelly+Partners philosophy is to make clients 'better off'.

Inspirational and insightful, Brett has presented to over one thousand audiences ranging from the National Press Club in Canberra, to youth, business, community, sales and corporate groups. Brett is an excellent keynote speaker. He has the ability to captivate a wide range of audiences by making a potentially boring topic interesting, relevant and practical.

At age 22, unemployed, with no money, journalistic experience, connections, or publisher, he picked himself up, interviewed 34 leading Australian achievers, including Bob Hawke, Malcolm Turnbull, Poppy King, Gerry Harvey, Kathryn Greiner, Ray Martin, Imelda Roche, Jeff Kennett, Pat O'Shane and Peter Brock – raised the funds, gathered the expertise to self-publish Collective Wisdom in 1999 and made it a national best seller. Seven years later Brett published his second-well-received-book Universal Wisdom.

Brett is married to Rebecca and they have three children – Thomas (16), Nicholas (14), and Audrey (8).

In 2012 he published Business Owners' Wisdom featuring interviews with prominent business owners - including Lorna Jane Clarkson, Tom Waterhouse, Matt Moran, Imelda Roche and many more.

National Press Club 

Brett Kelly speaking at the National Press Club 

National Press Club with Natasha Stott

National Press Club with Malcolm Turnbull

TV Appearances 

Brett Kelly on A Current Affair

FCTV Channel 10 with Bob Hawke

Brett Kelly on Good Morning Australia with Bert Newton

Brett Kelly on Sunrise


Brett Kelly interviewing Harry Triguboff AO (Managing Director, Meriton)

Brett Kelly interviewing Mike Cannon-Brookes (Co-Founder, Atlassian)

Brett Kelly interviewing Ashok Jacob (CIO, Ellerston Capital)

Brett Kelly interviewing Collette Dinnigan (Australian fashion designer)

Brett Kelly interviewing Sean Garlick (Managing Director, Garlo's Pies)

Brett Kelly Interviewing James Stevens (Director, Fresh Venture Group)

Brett Kelly interviewing Tom Waterhouse (CEO, William Hill Australia)

Kelly+Partners (KPG: ASX)

Kelly+Partners (ASX: KPG) IPO Ceremony

Kelly+Partners Manifesto, created by Noma Bar

Brett Kelly at the launch of Kelly+Partners Sydney CBD

Grow Program 

Grow Program promo video

Andrew Simmons (Founder, Vision Personal Training)

Scott Evans (Managing Director & Owner, Game Farm)

Louise Cordina (CEO, Cordina Group)

David Einstein (Director, Orange Line)

Jim Aitken (Founder, Jim Aitken & Partners)


Brett Kelly interviewing Ashok Jacob (CIO, Ellerston Capital)

Prof Charlie Teo speaking at the Betty Zerefos Memorial Golf Day

Kelly+Partners Betty Zerefos Memorial Golf Day

Bill Pulver speaking at the Kelly+Partners Local Business Heroes event
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