Kerry Payne Stailey is a New York based Australian business development specialist and documentary photographer.
Since 1996, Kerry has worked with thousands of small and medium sized businesses around the world, through her executive roles with the Australian Government, Results Accountants’ Systems, The Accountants' Boot Camp, Ran One and Principa, the global consulting network she co-founded in 2001. She is an accomplished presenter and has produced and delivered seminars and workshops worldwide to business advisors, SME business owners, and their team members alike. Kerry currently serves as Director of Business Development, USA for the photography agency NOOR Images.
She has long believed in the healing power of art, combined with conversation and as such, is passionate in her support of 1in20’s mission. Her current documentary projects explore the difficult issue of infertility, and the complicated grief facing those left behind when somebody they love dies by suicide. Her clients include the United Nations Foundation and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Her work has been published worldwide by publications such as Marie Claire magazine, Esquire, The Sydney Morning Herald,Revista Photo Magazine, The Huffington Post and Burn Magazine. She is currently in the editing stage of her first book, Instant Love. Additionally, she has advised Burn Magazine, and Magnum photographers David Alan Harvey and Steve McCurry along with James Nachtwey and Peter Turnley, in the areas of social media marketing, sales and strategy.