Before becoming a specialist after dinner speaker, Kellie was best known as the manager behind Lennox Lewis. Whilst managing the undisputed Heavyweight Champion, Kellie helped Lewis win and maintain the World Championship throughout the 1990s.
After working with Lewis for more than ten years Kellie went on to work with a further four world title-winning boxers including the Boxing Binman, Randall Munroe. Maloney also promoted David Haye when he became world cruiserweight champion and looked after dozens of British, Commonwealth, European and international champions. Since retiring from working as a professional boxing promoter in 2012, Kellie has established herself as one of the most sought after sports speakers on the boxing circuit.
2013 proved a big year for Kellie and the world of sport as Kellie announced her planned gender reassignment to the world. A landmark moment for the LGBT community, Kellie became the most high-profile sporting star to undertake gender reassignment surgery. Media attention duly followed and in 2014 she joined the Celebrity Big Brother House. In 2015 she was named Transgender Champion at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards.
Alongside her success, Kellie has faced more than her share of adversity, with health problems of her own alongside the devastating suicide of one of her young boxing protégés. In her work as a boxing, LGBT and diversity speaker, Kellie draws on both her positive and negative experiences, highlighting both the pressures and pleasures of working in the world of professional sport and the media. Most recently, Kellie has been the feature of the documentary From Frank to Kellie. The documentary explores the course of her career in professional boxing, along with how Kellie overcame turmoil to stop living as Frank and become Kellie.
Kellie also stood as an independent London mayoral candidate in 2004. In her capacity as a politician Maloney is known for voicing her opinions and giving rousing public speeches. Awarded the Boxing Promoter of the Year Award upon celebrating 25 years in the industry Kellie dedicated her retirement to sharing his passions and insights with the world as an internationally renowned sports speaker. Kellie is available to hire as a keynote speaker via her exclusive agent The Motivational Speakers Agency, now!