Karen has over 25 years of experience leading qualitative and quantitative studies to inform and evaluate public policy.

Karen has been particularly involved in leading projects on business, environmental and strategic issues and managing large multi-disciplinary studies.

Karen leads much of our work for HMRC on tax and compliance as well as studies for other clients in UK and overseas to inform and evaluate policies and programmes including Ofcom, BIS and World Bank.

Before joining Kantar Public in 2010, Karen spent two years as a Managing Consultant in the Strategic Consultancy Unit at COI with responsibility for the Environment and Transport portfolio. Prior to this, she spent 20 years as a Senior Director of IFF Research, a research based consultancy specialising in business and public policy research.