Karen is a former NHS Director and Chief Executive and serial entrepreneur – having run her own businesses since the age of 19. With her company Karen Yates Associates Limited over the last 28
years she has built a reputation of being a fixer in the Public Sector, bringing her unique approach to organisational development and transformational change programmes.
In 2015 Karen established a new company to share her expertise with start-up businesses and established small businesses wanting to step-up. Karen’s passion is to work side by side with extra-ordinary, ordinary people to build on their strengths; harness the power of the new digital/information age and create sustainable, profitable businesses that they love. As a Business Growth Coach and Mentor Karen works with clients across the UK and is also an Elite Coach with Shaa Wasmund MBE and a Business Advisor with the Entrepreneurs Academy London.
In 2016 Karen moved to live and work in Scotland, having fallen in love with the beautiful coastal town of North Berwick! Karen has built a like-minded online community who share her mantra – Be Yourself with Passion and is offering a range of products and services both online and offline to help businesses to find clarity; capitalise on their strengths and gain momentum in order to turn the ideas into action.