Karen has taught and led in London schools for 26 years, the last 11 years as Headteacher at Barham Primary School in Wembley, taking it to “Good and improving”.
Karen oversees 840 children and over 120 staff, as well as London LDA for Future Leaders and Ofsted Inspector, supporting a number of candidates to Headship over recent years and at present. Karen was the winner of the London Region National Teacher Award for Enterprise and Innovation in 2009. She has previously facilitated National College for Teaching and Leadership programmes and training for both headteachers and leaders from BAME backgrounds.
Karen is currently also acting as Executive Headteacher, supporting another school in the Borough with leadership and staff development. She is passionate about achievement for all and encourages pupils and staff to “Take Every Opportunity”. Karen also loves beautiful shoes!