Karen worked in a number of management positions for over 15 years before she established the Human Resources Consultancy, Signature Associates, in 2003. Since then, Karen has been Managing Director and Senior Consultant for Signature, which provides HR training and consultancy support for Executives and Senior Managers. In this role, Karen has worked on projects in several countries including China, Singapore, the Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, Germany, Switzerland and, of course, the UK. Karen has worked closely with MGH Educonsult for some years in order to establish and promote tailor made and off the peg corporate and executive training programmes to a wider, global audience.
Karen’s work has brought her into contact with a large network of Executives and Higher Education professionals and, as a result, she has taught on a number of MBA and related programmes, including those at Hull, Durham and Westminster Universities. She is now registered for a Doctorate in one of her areas of specialism, comparative negotiating behaviour between UK managers and those from Gulf countries.
Karen has been an active Member of the professional body, the Chartered Management Institute for 20 years and was for three years the Chair of the Humberside Branch of this body. Karen has been a keen supporter of her local Hospice and has undertaken a number of activities in this regard including chairing one of their Fund-raising committees and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds in 2011.
DATE CHANGE: Is Africa set to become the 21st century Asia for international education? In a data driven and interactive day conference, we have an event that explores the traditional student recruitment models but also provides an insight into student mobility, partnerships & TNE in the continent. 30/3/17 in Manchester, details here
WITH THE U.A.E. AVIATION INDUSTRY TO CONTRIBUTE $53b BY 2020, AWARD WINNING LILA LIVERPOOL ARE OFFERING EXCELLENT ENGLISH FOR AVIATION PROGRAMMES IN DUBAI, WITH NEXT INTAKE FEB 17! - GET DETAILS HERE
MGH ENTERS INTO PARTNERSHIP TO SET UP & DEVELOP FOOTBALL ACADEMY IN GHANA - READ MORE HERE
The UK Border Agency to be Scrapped (March 2013)