Dr Brian Kelly graduated from the RMIT chiropractic program in 1992. After building a successful multi doctor practice in Melbourne, Australia for over a decade, Dr. Brian Kelly relocated to his home country of New Zealand in 2003 when appointed the President of the New Zealand College of Chiropractic. During this time the College enjoyed an incredible cycle of consolidation and growth including receiving full government funding, achieving international accreditation and a growing enrolment.
Part of this growth included moving to a new Campus.
Dr. Kelly is a past President of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation and a Board member for over a decade.
His outstanding contribution has been recognized by his peers and community through his numerous professional awards. In 2006. he was voted the best guest speaker by the students at the Auckland Medical School. His broad and influential presence has inspired many people to pursue a career in chiropractic. He is the CAA (Vic) 2001 Chiropractor of the Year, the 2007 International Chiropractor of the Year, awarded by Parker Seminars, the 2009 NZ Chiropractor of the Year, and recipient of the 2009 ADAPE Leadership Award for outstanding leadership in private education.
Dr. Kelly ran for parliament in 2008 in the New Zealand general election where he came second in his electorate, and ran a very effective campaign.
Brian is an entertaining and inspiring speaker who regularly addresses a variety of audiences throughout the world in his quest to improve the health and potential of people.
In late 2010, he was named the second President of Life Chiropractic College West, succeeding Dr. Gerry Clum, in January 2011. Brian is married to Vikki and has three children, and is currently completing an MBA.