Kelly Tattersall
Director, Service Transfer
The Department of Human Services

Ms Tattersall is currently the Director, Service Transfer in the Department of Human Services. She joined the South Australian government as a graduate and has previously held procurement roles within Revenue SA, the Department of Education and South Australia Police and moved into a procurement leadership role when she joined the former Department for Families and Communities. Whilst with the various iterations of the Department of Human Services Ms Tattersall led the procurement and grants function whilst also taking responsibility for the Department’s strategic planning and improvement unit and Registered Training Organisation at various times. Ms Tattersall was also responsible for the Screening Unit with DHS for several years during periods of significant screening reform.

Ms Tattersall completed her Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice and Bachelor of Science at Flinders University in 1999 and was admitted to the South Australian Supreme Court in 2001. Through the State Procurement Board’s procurement capability development program Ms Tattersall completed a Masters in Management (Strategic Procurement) at the University of South Australia in 2015.

Ms Tattersall has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply since 2006 and attained full membership in 2015 and Chartered status in 2018