Karen has been in business in New Zealand for over thirty years. Her experience includes Tourism, Retailing, Publishing and Restaurant Franchising.
As the Owner of Trade Media Ltd (publisher of Drinksbiz magazine), Karen uses her experience in developing award winning businesses to take New Zealand's top liquor magazine to new heights.
As a long term resident of Lake Hayes near Queenstown, Karen is able to pursue her leisure interest of fitness on hiking tracks of the Wakatipu. She has a passion for charity, and is an active supporter of local and national charities, including the Child Cancer Foundation.