Karen has over 18 years experience in social sustainability, including the delivery of community development, community infrastructure and place based initiatives. This includes 5 years at Frasers Property and 12 years supporting Lendlease residential and urban regeneration developments based in Victoria.
In her current role at Vicinity Centres, Karen has responsibility for community investment reporting, managing our corporate community partnerships, workplace giving, employee volunteering programs and supporting our Reconciliation initiatives.
Karen provides strategic direction and advice to our centre teams in our project portfolio of over 60 assets across Australia. She is a Green Star Accredited Professional of over 10 years with the Green Building Council of Australia and a member of IAP2. Additionally, Karen serves on the National Social Sustainability Committee of the Property Council of Australia and the Sustainable Precincts Expert Reference Panel with the Green Building Council of Australia.