DIRECTOR, KING'S ONLINE, KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
Headed up the production of online courses for King's College, London. Project managed the development of some of the first and still some of the most successful UK MOOCs with FutureLearn. Grew the team from 3 to 35 within 12 months.
MANAGER, INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROSCIENCE, KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
Lead author of Fostering Changes, an evidenced based training programme with the for Foster Carers in the UK. Created The Fostering Changes Training Centre and rolled out to a Facilitator Training Programme to all local authorities in England. The programme has been used in Australia, Europe,New Zealand and Scotland.
CONSULTANT, DELOITTE TOUCH TOHMATSU, AUSTRALIA
Assisted in establishing the small business consulting team in Brisbane. Contributed to the development of a bespoke taxation compliance project methodology for Deloitte Touch Tohmatsu, Australia. Project managed introduction of KIP's for the Tasmanian Government Local Association of Local Authorities
Established Workplace, the training and recruitment agency for the London 2012 Olympic development site. Over delivered on job placement targets by almost 100%.
DEPUTY DIRECTOR WORKFORCE COUNCIL AUSTRALIA
The development of competency standards for the community services and health sectors. research and reporting on skills gaps in the sectors to the Australian National Training Authority which informed government budgets for the sectors and skilled migration.
TAXATION MANAGER, RACING QUEENSLAND
Project director to achieve taxation compliance and implementation of the Goods and Services Act within three months for the thoroughbred horse racing industry comprising $115m turnover and $65m prize money. Developed and delivered training to industry participants and Race clubs
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Karen has built a successful 25+ year career spanning several industries, which when combined offer a unique depth of skills and expertise she has poured into the design and development of her courses. As a degree trained Social Worker she developed a strong a foundation in psychology, social science and communication and catapulted her career in professional development and vocational training. Karen has worked in both the private and public sectors in the UK and Australia achieving great success delivering high profile national and industry projects. A successful author, public speaker and presenter, Karen thrives on teaching and developing others in management to build strong foundations of character. Discover more about Karen's career achievements below or connect with her on LinkedIn