Karen brings people together across the White Rose universities to create excellent research collaborations. She finds and develops new projects, as well as strengthening existing initiatives. She builds strong relationships with senior management, academic and professional staff. She also develops useful partnerships with external organisations.
She is a member of the Women at Leeds Network (WaLN) and the Leeds 11 Network (BAME). She is interested in promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. She holds a BA in Translation (Hong Kong U) and a MA in English Language Studies and Methods (Warwick).