Kally was one of the academic founders of WatStech Ltd. and created
its’ predecessor the WatStech research group at the University of Wolverhampton in 2000. On graduation from the University
of Birmingham, Kally worked for Severn Trent Water Ltd. from 1989-2000 from R&D through to Operations, involved with process
support for 3 full-scale surface water treatment plants, numerous groundwater plants, standby officer for 8 major treatment
works, as well as commissioning of full-scale ozone & GAC processes. She has been involved with Severn Trent’s On-site
Testing Manual, assessing instrumentation, providing operator training and risk assessment for water & wastewater sites.
her move to academia in 2000 at the University of Wolverhampton, she was the main supervisor of 2 PhD projects, supervisor
of BSc and MSc projects, lecturer for MSc Environmental Technology and Group Leader for WatStech research group which undertook
numerous commercial research projects and led to the creation of the University of Wolverhampton’s first
spin-out company, WatStech Ltd.