Karen is a Senior Advisor on sustainability, ESG and impact. She has worked across the public and private sectors, including over 12 years leading work at the OECD on financing sustainable development, impact investment and impact measurement, as well as co-leading the launch of the Impact Management Platform.
She is Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Impact Linked Finance Fund and a board member of the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), where she Chair the Nominations, Successions and Remuneration Committee.
She was a member of the G7 Impact Taskforce Working Group on Impact Reporting, Integrity and Transparency and served on the Global Impact Investment Steering Group (GSG) Board of Trustees Strategy Committee.
She is an Associate Fellow at Said Business School at Oxford University and a Senior Advisor and Sustainability/ESG Lead at the Institute of Strategy at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, where she also is a Visiting Lecturer. In 2022, she was selected by the Sorenson Impact Center as a Global Impact Leader.