Shelley graduated from the Victoria University of Wellington in 1997 with a first class honours degree in law and a commerce degree.
She worked for a few years in the commercial and banking departments of a top Auckland law firm, followed by several years in investment banks in London and an international bank in Auckland.
During this time, she developed her experience in commercial banking and property transactions as well as providing advice on wide-ranging commercial issues. Whilst raising her family, she was involved with her husband’s IT business, providing legal and accounting services to the growing business.
Shelley is based in Mt Eden and loves bush walks with her family, participating regularly in trail running events. She has recently learned how to ski and loves skiing with her children.