Masters of Business Administration
Bachelor Applied Science - Computing
Quality Systems Assessor (Malcolm Baldrige)
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
Karen has a rare blend of technology, people and organisational transformation expertise, having been responsible for large-scale global and regional transformation initiatives for multi-national corporations including BHP, Honeywell, Eaton and Microsoft at VP and C-Level responsibilities.
She advises board members and leaders in developing unified organisational strategies for business and technology convergence, and their holistic impact.
Karen is effective in highly complex environments. With strong leadership skills, she has achieved sustained business results by leading corporations through embodying Change at each level of the organisation and integrating different cultures.
Karen’s industry experience spans mining, manufacturing, technology, professional services and the Government. Over the last few years, she has worked with the Australian and US Governments on the Digital Transformation Agenda, Open Data, Data Security and Privacy concerns. The Australian economy saves over $1b per annum through simplified business reporting to the government and the Superannuation industry saved over $3billion through use of contemporary technology and processes.
Strategies for business and technology convergence
Governance and risk management
Mining & Resources