Kelvin is a Larrakia man and is part of the Roman/Danks Family Group, and has been involved in many major economic projects in Darwin over the last 20 years. Kelvin has been CEO of a number of non-government organisations, such as Ironbark Aboriginal Corporation and Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation.
He was also a non-executive director of the Larrakia Development Corporation (LDC) for almost 10 years , and a committee member on the INPEX/Larrakia Advisory Committee. Kelvin has been involved in the Ichthys project since 2008 though the LDC and worked with JKC Australia LNG during the construction phase of the Ichthys Onshore LNG facilities project for more than six years.
Kelvin has been active in the Larrakia Kenbi land rights and the Larrakia native title claims and has a strong background in employment, training and business engagement.