Karen Penrose

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Karen joined the Marshall Investments board in December 2013.

Since 2014, Karen has been a full time Independent Non-Executive Director and is currently on the boards of Spark Infrastructure Group, Bank of Queensland, Vicinity Centres and Future Generation Global Investment Company Limited (pro bono role).

Karen’s prior non-executive director roles were with AWE Limited (2013 to 2018), Silver Chef Limited (2011 to 2015), Novion Limited (2014 to 2015) and Landcom, trading as UrbanGrowthNSW (2014 to 2017).

Karen's prior executive career included 20 years in banking with HSBC and CBA and 8 years as a CFO and COO with two ASX listed companies.  She served on the Council of Chief Executive Women (CEW) for six years and remains involved as a member of CEW's Governance Committee and the Advisory Panel for the CEW Leader's Program.  Karen is also a member of Mentor Walks.

Karen is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a CPA Member and holds a BCom (UNSW).