Karen is highly developmental and highly relational. She is the Strategy Unit’s most experienced facilitator and sets a high bar for all our sessions. Her practice is informed by systems thinking; she is a Liberating Structures practitioner and takes a very experiential and hands-on approach.
She believes in integration. Karen is at her best in the space between things. Her work spans strategy and practice, organisational and professional boundaries, Board intentions and frontline teams. Karen is a skilled connector of dots. She is also passionate about reducing health inequalities, leading our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
- Learning and development
- Strategy development
Karen is a highly experienced leader of change providing strategic consultancy and complex improvement services. She has had an eclectic career, having started out as a Youth Worker before gaining a BSc in psychology and moving into the NHS as a National General Management Trainee.
Since then, Karen’s more than 20 years of experience in the NHS has encompassed commissioning, acute hospital operational management, contract management and software development - before specialising in the people side of strategy and change