Karen joined the newly established Impact Team at Ulster University in January 2018.
Karen initially joined Ulster University over 18 years ago as a Librarian, providing support to members of the academic community including students, researchers and lecturing staff. She later moved to the Careers Service before taking up post as Marketing and Events Officer in the Office of Innovation. She managed the Knowledge Club, an initiative designed to promote activities and encourage stronger links between the University, industry and society. Karen also supported the strategic communication of research to external audiences and managed stakeholder engagement.