Karen has worked in a variety of roles within the NHS over the course of her 30 plus year career and has specific expertise in working with provider and commissioning organisations across London.
Karen has held a number of director roles across a range of areas, including roles as Workforce Director, Commissioning Director and Strategy and Transformation Director.
She began her career with the Richmond, Twickenham, and Roehampton Healthcare Trust before taking on senior management roles with the NHS Executive, Kensington, Chelsea, and Westminster Health Authority, the Inner North West London Primary Care Trusts and the London Ambulance Service. Most recently, Karen was Deputy Senior Responsible Officer/Director of Strategy and Transformation at South West London ICS.
As Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director of People and Transformation, Karen brings her experience in business development and planning, culture change, commissioning, strategy and transformation, and organisational design and development to support South West London in transforming and improving services to deliver local priorities.