Karen Penrose

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Karen joined the Marshall Investments board in December 2013. 

Karen has been a full-time director since 2014 and is an experienced Committee Chair of Audit and Risk. Karen also has experience as a member of investment and due diligence committees.  Karen currently serves as a Non-executive Director with:
  • Vicinity Centres
  • Spark Infrastructure Group
  • Bank of Queensland
  • Estia Health Limited
Karen has a B.Comm (UNSW), holds a CPA and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Her executive career was in leadership and CFO roles, mainly in financial services.  She is passionate about customer outcomes, financial management and well-versed in operating in a rapidly changing regulatory environment, which stems from her 20 years in banking with Commonwealth Bank of Australia and HSBC and eight years to early 2014 as a listed-company CFO and COO. 

Karen is a member Chief Executive Women (CEW), Women Corporate Directors and contributes as a mentor for Mentor Walks.