Kelly Manders
Regional Development Manager - Cadent

Dr Kelly Manders is Cadent’s Regional Development Manager for the Eastern region and North London. In her current role, Kelly is responsible for our regional hydrogen transition programmes, including Capital Hydrogen, East Midlands Hydrogen and Hydrogen Valley. All of these programmes have been designed to bring together hydrogen supply and demand, share best practice and build the strategic case for the transition to hydrogen for heavy industry, transport and power generation.


A chemist by background, Kelly is committed to helping the UK transition to net zero and a low carbon future. Prior to joining Cadent in 2022, Kelly has been working in stakeholder engagement, policy development, research and innovation implementation for over 20 years.


Kelly is skilled in aligning strategies and identifying opportunities for collaboration across a variety of partners. She is able to recognise and articulate shared ambitions and stimulate early stage projects.