DIRECTORATE

KAREN WRIGHT

Executive Assistant to Prof. Angela Karp

Directorate

BIOGRAPHY

Karen was appointed Executive Assistant to Prof. Angela Karp, Director for Science Innovation, Engagement and Partnerships (SIEP) in April 2017, having previously held the positions of Personal Assistant to the Associate Director for Science Innovation, to the leader of the Institute’s Cropping Carbon programme and to the Head of AgroEcology. Before joining Rothamsted Research in 2013, Karen’s career had been in the private sector, with 19 years’ experience as a personal assistant at board level, 8 years’ management experience leading a design studio within a corporate events and communications agency, and roles in internal communications and marketing. Making full use of her extensive experience, organisational skills and interest in the creative aspects of engagement, Karen provides support to the Director in her day-to-day activities and helps to ensure the smooth operation of the SIEP office. Karen is also supporting Angela in her additional role of Interim Institute Director-CEO.

CONTACT DETAILS

EMAIL:
karen.wright@rothamsted.ac.uk

    TEL:

    +44 (0) 1582 938 444

      ADDRESS:

      Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, AL5 2JQ

        PROFESSIONAL PLATFORMS

        QUALIFICATIONS

        Professional Development:

        • Leadership Mastery for Rising Stars (The Naked Leader training co.)
        • Foundations of Leadership (John Adair Action Centred Leadership)
        • NLP: the Psychology of Influence (The Naked Leader training co.)
        • Time Management (Spearhead Training)