Karen Parker - Partner Governor from Bournemouth University

Karen Parker is Associate Director of Human Resources at Bournemouth University (BU). As a key member of the University Leadership Team, Karen is responsible for leading, developing and delivering a robust HR strategy to both enable and support the University’s vision and values. This includes leading on organisational change programmes and delivery of a high quality proactive and effective HR service at an operational and strategic level.

She has responsibility for reward and recognition, has a key role in equality and diversity and staff engagement. She also has responsibility for health, safety and wellbeing.

Karen has been in HR for over 20 years. She has been at BU for 7 years having joined from another Higher Education Institution. Posts prior to this include time within Further Education Institutions and Local Authority.

Members of the Council of Governors