Karen is currently on maternity leave.
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. She graduated from University of Oxford (MBA) and London School of Economics (BSc).
Karen is Trustee for Hopscotch Women's Centre a community led organisation working with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic women and families in Camden and the surrounding areas. They work on a number of issues including welfare support, advocacy, employment skills service and Violence Against Women and Girls.