Karen is an experienced executive whose career has spanned 20 years in the financial and social service sectors, in both the UK and Australia. She has extensive involvement leading complex projects for organisations like Bankwest and Commonwealth Bank Group.
She began her transition from finance to the social services sector with focus on mental health, when she recognised her professional abilities could help shape better outcomes for marginalised community members. Karen is motivated by the opportunity to help make a difference in people’s lives.
Karen fosters positive working relationships to implement change and direct new pathways for growth, compliance, risk management and understanding.
At heart, she is a compassionate individual who believes that all Australians deserve opportunity, social equality and most importantly; support in times of need.