Karen Lay-Brew


Digital business strategy specialist


As a Corporate Advisor and Non-Executive Director, Karen provides advice and guidance on Digital Transformation for private and public sector organisations.  Over the last few years, Karen has been driving the Digital Transformation agenda for Australia working with the Australian Government, and evangelising the power of standards, data and business simplification with the USA Government.  In her corporate career, Karen worked internationally as Vice President and CIO with Microsoft, BHP and Honeywell. 


Masters of Business Administration

Bachelor Applied Science - Computing

Quality Systems Assessor (Malcolm Baldrige)

Six Sigma


Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors

Member, Women on Boards

International Association of Privacy Professionals


Australian Business Software Industry Association – ABSIA

Australian Business Register Board

Member, Tax Practitioners Board Projects and IT Steering Committee