Kelly Canterford

Founder of Tigrou Consulting

Kelly is a Diversity and Inclusion Specialist and Executive Coach; she has been helping people and businesses create positive change that sticks for over 20 years.  
With a career that has spanned media, sales and hospitality she joined the property industry at King Sturge before qualifying as a chartered surveyor a few years later as the firm merged with JLL.    
After meeting some JLL colleagues at a Freehold event, Kelly and those colleagues went on to found JLL’s UK LGBTQ+ network, Building Pride, which ignited her interest in equality, diversity and inclusion.  Through her business, Tigrou Consulting, Kelly delivers equality, diversity and inclusion advice and training to companies across the world.  
She is also the Programme Manager for Changing the Face of Property a collaboration between 12 of the UK’s largest real estate consultancies which aims to accelerate diversity and inclusion across the built environment.  
Kelly is the co-Chair of Freehold CIC a networking forum for LGBTQ+ professionals working in real estate, the Chair of ULI’s UK’s REDI committee and a member of the ULI’s Executive Committee.