Professor Shelley Mallett
General Manager, Research and Policy
Shelley Mallett combines the role of Professorial Fellow of Social Policy at the University of Melbourne with the position of General Manager of the Research and Policy Centre at the Brotherhood of St Laurence. In this capacity, she directs the organisation’s research effort and helps lead policy development.
Shelley’s diverse career has spanned service delivery, service development and research and teaching at the Australian National University and La Trobe University. She has also had senior management roles at Melbourne City Mission and Hanover Welfare Services (now Launch Housing).
Shelley has particular expertise in homelessness and housing research. Shelley did her PhD in anthropology.