Karen is one of Europe’s leading talent management specialists and a co-founder of Blackswan. During her time with TMP Worldwide in the 90s, Karen became a pivotal player in the global ‘war for talent’ throughout the technology boom. She continues today to personally coach high profile executives with clients that include Nissan, Tata and Nestlé.
Before founding Blackswan Karen worked with industry leaders, including the BT executive team through the BT/MCI merger, and undertook some politically sensitive and challenging leadership development and talent acquisition assignments. Karen has worked ‘in-house’ in corporate roles where she was headhunted to drive global Executive Talent Management & Acquisition programmes for high potential employees.
Karen also heads up the design and delivery of Blackswan’s ‘Women in Leadership’ Programmes.