Karen West
  • Karen West

  • BA (Hons), MEd, MSc
  • Principal Consultant
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Karen joined a&dc in 2015, bringing with her more than 20 years’ experience as a learning and development professional, project director and OD specialist. Karen is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and has post-graduate degrees in both Training and Learning and International Development.

Karen has a real passion for the design and facilitation of imaginative projects and programmes that enable immediate application to the workplace and equip participants and their organisations to deliver measurable impact on the bottom line. As a former director of the Civil Service College’s/National School of Government’s Women’s Leadership and Management Development suite of programmes and in recent work to equip the Church of England’s first women bishops, she also has a particular interest in strategies for talent development and improving equal opportunities.

As part of and alongside her training and coaching work Karen has a wide range of assessor experience, having achieved both BPS Level ‘A’ and ‘B’ certification and specific qualification in a range of personality and aptitude testing, including MBTI, OPQ32, Saville Wave and EIP.