Karen has over 20 years of B2B experience across various industries and 17 years in leadership positions. She founded an award-winning biotechnology recruitment firm, and surviving two financial recessions, grew it from seed capital of S$10K to S$10M dollar valuation at trade sale.


Karen was nominated for the Great Woman of Our Times Award 2018 by Woman’s Weekly, received the merit award for Shell LiveWire Young Business Start-Up 2005, and over 20 other industry awards. She was one of the inspirational female speakers for Lancôme’s Find Your Light 2018 event in Singapore, African Women Leadership Forum and panel speaker for Women’s Weekly 2019 Forum, ITE Entrepreneur Forum 2016 and was interviewed on various national radio stations such as 938Live! and Money FM 89.3.


Karen is a high performing CEO who leads with purpose and a high level of self-awareness. She believes in creating the ultimate customer experience, putting People First, always as a guiding force and scaling only from a solid foundation. She is passionate about helping organisations achieve peak performance, and individuals embrace their perceived limitations to turn adversity into possibility.




  • Business Startup & Scale up
  • Leadership
  • Team Dynamics