Karen has worked with Saab for 18 years, in recent times her roles have encompassed organisational change leadership, bid and project management and contract negotiations. Until recently Karen was the operations manager for Saab’s innovative mixed reality group. Karen leads Saab’s leadership COP and is chair of the company’s reconciliation working group. Karen is a state councillor for the AIPM and is chair of the AIPM’s diversity and leadership COP in SA. Karen is a fellow of the Governor’s Leadership Foundation (FGLF). Karen acts as a mentor for a number of people challenging them to develop new skills.