Karen is Head of Tax for the North West region, the National Head of Stamp Taxes for Grant Thornton and is also Head of the Property and Construction group for the North West.
Karen has over twenty years' experience in advising on tax and has been a partner in Grant Thornton since 1997.
Although primarily a corporate tax specialist Karen also has extensive experience in dealing with private client tax matters and acts as a trustee for a number of clients. She advises companies from fully listed Plc's to entrepreneurial start-up companies, on all aspects of corporate tax compliance and planning to maximise tax efficiency. Karen focuses on giving pragmatic, commercial advice, tailored to the individual client needs at each stage of their business life-cycle. She also acts as a Consultant to other Grant Thornton offices on complex technical issues and works closely with her colleagues in Corporate Finance giving tax deal support.
- Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc)
- CA (Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland)