Kelly Smith

Royal Society
Senior Policy Advisor (Education)
Kelly Smith is a Senior Education Policy Adviser at The Royal Society. She currently leads the Society’s programme of work on the future of education, which seeks to ensure that all young people experience a broad education in order to prepare them for a changing future. Prior to The Royal Society, Kelly worked as a Policy Advisor in the Government Digital Service (GDS), where she led the GDS Parliamentary Unit, and worked as part of the EU Exit team looking at departmental digital preparedness. Kelly has also worked on assessment and qualifications policy at AQA, and was previously a Guidance Manager at a sixth form in Durham