Karen is an inclusive leader with 20 years of experience working in six research-intensive universities in the UK and Hong Kong. A trusted expert in collaborative research across regional (White Rose) and International (Worldwide Universities Network) partners. She is a positive energiser generating enthusiasm and outstanding performance in others. As Collaboration Development Manager, she influences stakeholders, secures academic buy-in, and teams up talented individuals to create strategic collaboration and impact that no one can achieve alone.
Passionate about equity, diversity and inclusion issues, she is Co-Chair of the Women at Leeds Network (1100 members) which advances gender equity in Higher Education and invited speaker on the topic.