Bachelor of Business (Human Resources and Marketing), Graduate Diploma of Psychology, Certificate IV Training and Assessment. Mentor and Certified Professional member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI).
Karen is the owner and Managing Director of Amplify HR. She believes strongly that great HR practices can make your business more effective, productive and profitable.
Karen has over 20 years in Human Resources Management roles in various industries across Australia. She has a strong background in partnering with executives and senior leaders to help them achieve higher engagement and productivity within their teams. Karen prides herself on being commercially aware, pragmatic and able to help leaders achieve higher levels of self-awareness to achieve their personal and business goals.
Karen has worked with small, medium and large businesses across Australia, with a focus on improving performance through people. She was a senior leader in a large organisation managing a team of over 20 HR professionals, and has also managed HR functions at medium organisations. Since 2016 Karen has worked as a consultant to small and medium businesses to create & enable people strategies, develop leaders and build positive workplace cultures.
Having coached and mentored many leaders and HR Professionals, Karen also regularly facilitates leadership development sessions. Her experience of working across blue and white-collar industries, and across varying levels of organisations, has enabled Karen to relate to a wide range of leaders and build credibility quickly.
Her areas of specialisation include HR strategy development and plan implementation, leadership development and coaching. Karen is passionate about self-development, reading extensively and continuing her post-graduate studies in psychology.
When not helping your business achieve your goals, she can be found wrangling children, gardening, reading, studying or blogging.