Karen joined AMRC in July 2024 with a focus on providing support for AMRC current and prospective member charities, and liaising with external partners to support the smooth running of the charity.

Karen’s prior experience comes from working in scientific membership organisations. She started her career as a member of the account management and technical support team at Lhasa Limited, a membership organisation and charity creating scientific software, and then moved to the Society of Chemical Industry where she was Head of Stakeholder Engagement with responsibility for engaging members in relevant networks and communities, and setting up a Corporate Network. She holds a Master’s Degree in Chemistry from the University of Liverpool.