Karen is a Qualified Accountant and worked in finance in the Engineering, Consumer and Pharmaceuticals sectors before moving into recruitment. She joined Hoggett Bowers in 1994 and became CEO in 2006.

In addition to leading the overall business, Karen is also a very active recruiter in her own right, specialising in CEO, CFO and NED appointments. She is naturally very results-focused and is passionate about the growth of Hoggett Bowers and the differentiation of the brand through the strength of our relationships, in particular highlighting the empathy and warmth of our team towards both clients and candidates alike.