Karen joined Big Society Capital as an Investment Associate in 2016. She is currently involved in portfolio management for a number of intermediaries, health and housing investments. She is interested in social investment’s role to deliver affordable housing, refugees integration and women’s empowerment.
Before joining Big Society Capital, she worked in Social Ventures Hong Kong, where she developed and managed an impact investment portfolio of over 20 social ventures across housing, transportation, education and other sectors. Prior to that, she worked at Deutsche Bank’s investment banking team.
Karen graduated from University of Oxford (MBA) and London School of Economics (BSc).
Big Society Capital is actively looking for partners to co-develop investment solutions to provide homes for people in need. Our interview with Thomas Man (Head of Capital Ambition at London Councils) kicks off the “Innovation in Homes” blog series, where we will be highlighting innovative initiatives and partnerships that we have come across.