Karen is an entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in creating and supporting co-operative enterprises.

The founder and managing director at the3rdi magazine, a member owned co-operative since the start of 2011, Karen is also managing director of Maroan Limited, specialising in supporting and promoting ethical business practices through the innovative EthiconomicsTM Enterprise Model.

Karen knows how to bring businesses together to foster collaboration and generate growth and change across both public and private sectors.

Karen is Chair at Glasgow Women's Library, is on the advisory board for Co-operative Development Scotland and is one of the women cited by Co-operative Women's Challenge as being most influential within the co-operative movement. Read more