Karen became a board member in 2016, bringing over 20 years of experience in general management, business planning, business development, bid leadership and client relationship management to the Board.
Karen has spent a significant portion of her career working in ICT Managed Services within the private sector, providing technology services to schools and the wider public sector. She has held a variety of roles from training and client management, sales management and business development through to leading large scale public sector tender projects.
Working closely with stakeholders at all levels in local authorities and schools over the years, she has a good understanding of the challenges in the public sector and has been involved in many digital and online safety related projects.
Karen currently holds the role of Strategic Planning Manager for SSE plc’s UK retail business and lives in Glasgow with her husband and two teenage children.