Karen has over 15 years executive search experience within private equity, corporate finance and professional services. During this time she has primarily led mid-level and senior assignments for investment professionals and finance positions within the private equity and corporate finance sectors.
She joined AIMS from a search boutique, which she founded in 2008 after leaving a top search firm in London where she led the team that specialised in private equity and associated alternative asset classes. During her time as a search consultant, Karen has won three national awards.
Prior to becoming a headhunter, Karen was Group Financial Controller at a pan-European growth capital fund, having previously started her career with one of the Big Four professional services firms. Karen spent 7 years in practice working in both London and the Channel Islands where she focused on off-shore and on-shore private equity limited partnerships, and other financial services clients.
Karen is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a first-class honours degree in Economics from the University of Reading.