Karen is responsible for Villa Maria Estate’s Legal, Risk, Quality Compliance and Sustainability. She is a company advocate for the business’s quality, innovation and sustainability.
A qualified lawyer, Karen has worked internationally in strategy, corporate responsibility, partnership, sustainability and risk roles. She worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland during the global financial crisis which highlighted the link between long-term business viability and responsible decision making. Karen’s passion is helping businesses turn risks into opportunities and in the process building more resilient, sustainable and successful organisations.