Karen is Hermes GPE’s COO & CFO, with overall responsibility for operating a best-in-class organisational infrastructure to support clients, investment teams and business development activities. She joined Hermes Private Equity (a Hermes GPE predecessor organisation) in 2004 and previously worked in finance at Matrix Property Management and Equity Asset Management. Karen is a member of the Hermes GPE Executive Committee, the Private Equity and Infrastructure Management Committees and Chair of the Hermes GPE Operational Management Committee. . Karen is Vice-Chair of Invest Europe’s Working Group on Accounting Standards, Valuation and Reporting, a member of Invest Europe’s Professional Standards Committee and the BVCA Legal & Accounting Committee. She is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
International Society of Female Professionals Member, Karen Sands, can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.