“I am an instigator and creator of positive change for people and organisations.”

Working with RTC

As an Executive Coach with RTC, Karen brings over 26 years Senior Leadership experience as a CEO and Director, 4 years-experience working as an Executive Coach, 2 years as a Strategic Consultant running her own business specialising in Interim CEO contracts and building her Portfolio Career. Originally from a retail and hospitality background, Karen has built her career mainly in the Not for Profit sector and has a deep understanding of leading culture changes, starting and closing business operations, establishing Boards and achieving excellence in governance. Karen is currently Chair of Cumbernauld Theatre Trust and a Non-Executive Director with Blackwood.

Industry Experience

Clients include Seamab, Impact Funding Partners, Scottish Canals, Midton Acrylics, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, The Waterways Community, Mackenzie Construction and Inspiring Scotland.

  • Not for Profit
  • Hospitality
  • Housing & Social Care
  • Retail
  • Education
  • SME
  • Social Enterprise

Qualifications and Training

Qualified in Marketing (CIM) and in Hospitality (Gloucestershire University), Certified Executive Coach and Mentor with Edinburgh Coaching Academy. Accredited Practitioner in SOCIALSTYLES™& Versatility and thomas PPA Certified Practitioner.

Life Outside RTC

Karen most enjoys exploring nature and the outdoors, keeping fit and cooking new recipes. She loves learning new things or seeing new places. She is not the relaxing type!