Karen has over 35 years of experience in the employee benefit sector. This includes dealing with all aspects of morbidity and mortality; income protection, group life assurance, medical insurance and absence management. Karen’s career started at Canada Life followed by PPP.
In 1992 she was part of the new healthcare practice set up by Noble Lowndes (subsequently Mercers) and in 1998 she transferred to Lowndes Lambert (subsequently Heath Lambert and most recently Gallagher) where she ran the Wellness4Work section of the Employee Benefits division.
Karen has provided employee health risk consulting to a range of private and public sector clients and in 2009 was recognised by her peers as one of Health Insurance Magazines 50 movers and shakers. She has won several awards for her innovative solutions to health related issues. Karen Joined HCB as Head of Customer Relations to work on the Absence Matters brand and to support HCB in widening their client base.