Karen James

Chief Executive Officer

With more than 20 years’ experience in technology, business and community development Karen has worked in public, private and start-up organisations as a leader, culture change agent and senior executive. Translating purpose and long-term vision into executable strategies using empowering actions, values-driven principles, creative solutions and a galvanising attitude to consistently increase performance and revenue at scale is her passion. Linking business with organisations such as The Hunger Project and as the founder of Women in Focus, Karen understands the importance of human connection and inclusive business models.

How does Karen want to make a difference? “To ignite just change for small holder farmers.”