Karen joins School Plus with extensive experience in education and a variety of key strategic roles. As a passionate advocate for the power of education to enrich lives, Karen moved from classroom teaching to leadership positions and has held roles as Principal, Head of Inclusive Education, Consultant, as a Director of Programs and CEO with a number of Not for Profit organisations. She has a passion for increasing opportunities and awareness for students not reaching their potential and has worked extensively on initiatives to support disadvantaged students, helping to bridge the gap. Karen’s unparalleled grasp of current educational realities is equally matched by her big picture thinking, and practical solutions to navigate change. When not at work you will find her enjoying time with family and with her four-legged friends.