Karen trained and qualified at haysmacintyre, focusing on financial services. Her clients include hedge funds but her key focus is private equity managers, venture capital and regulated fintech firms.
As well as acting as principal on audit engagements, leading clients through their year-end audit process, Karen works on a number of advisory pieces and CASS audit services to regulated clients. This broad range of services has allowed Karen to build strong commercial knowledge within the sector and her experience has been invaluable.
Karen is a key contributor to the financial services sector, responsible for staff management, training and providing editorial content such as articles and insights. She regularly attends events and conferences and enjoys bumping into clients and contacts.
Building strong relationships with her clients is what Karen considers to be vital to providing an excellent service, and this enables her to act in the capacity of business advisor, keeping in touch and maintaining an interest in their businesses.
Karen is a competitive hockey player and loves to travel and experience new countries when she is not visiting her home country, South Africa.