Karen joined Connection Support in 2015. Her experience has included managing various services – Floating Support, Resilience (Early intervention Service), Rough Sleepers, support for ex-offenders and support for those in recovery from drug and alcohol misuse. Her current role involves the Operational Management of services across Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. These include No Recourse to Public Funds and Housing Support Service in Oxfordshire and RSI, Rough Sleeper Outreach, One Recovery Bucks, RESET, Safe Haven+, and RESTART in Buckinghamshire.

Karen previously worked in the charity sector for 5 years, and before that spent many years as a volunteer supporting rough sleepers and troubled families.