Karen is a bright, enthusiastic and highly motivated HR professional with 20 years of commercial HR experience, having spent most of her HR career within the manufacturing and logistics sector, working for Samworth Brothers Distribution and Moran Logistics, currently the 7th Largest family owned chilled distributor in the UK.
One of Karen’s key areas of expertise is in making HR work for both the business and the employees in fast paced and constantly changing environments, ensuring commercial and legislative requirements are met.
Karen has previously worked with SMEs providing advice and support on all areas of HR, on both day to day and a strategic level. She has successfully supported clients through complex TUPE transfers, restructuring exercises involving up to 300 employees, site relocation’s and managing costs for recruitment and absence.
Karen gained her HR qualifications from Oxford Brookes University and is a member of the CIPD.