Karen joined the Trust as Chief Executive in August 2015.
Karen grew up in Wirral and trained and worked here as a nurse in her early career.
A highly experienced local, regional and national health leader with over 44 years’ experience, the majority at board level, Karen has worked nationally advising on policy and operational modality for primary, community and mental health services. Karen worked with the national team during the Covid pandemic and continues to support and work with senior leaders across Cheshire & Merseyside and the North.
Karen remains a registered nurse and as a Masters in Biomedical Ethics and Law.