One of Partners’ two owners, Karen draws on 18 years’ experience to plan and provide strategic communications support for clients in professional services, food processing, business support, education and manufacturing industries, as well as communications activity surrounding mergers, acquisitions and buyouts, leading on new business generation within the business and delivering PR and marketing training.
Karen currently chairs the global International Public Relations Team PR network
, through which she coordinates international campaigns, and is also part of the Brighter Future collaborative law marketing committee, established to raise awareness of the benefits of collaborative family law in the north of England.
She also supports social entrepreneurs as a volunteer business mentor, and currently sits on the board of Otley-based social enterprise, Wild Goose Wellbeing. A keen writer, Karen loves nothing more than sitting down with a blank sheet of paper and crafting a story or campaign idea.
: My grandma. She was strong, funny, always smiling and never let anything get her down for long.
: Home, Cornwall, The Dales, Yorkshire Sculpture Park and anywhere warm & sunny.
: Friends, family, walking in the Dales with our dog.
- Steak pie and chips. I’m a northern lass!