Karen has worked with the OECD since 2009, most recently leading the work on impact investment. She is an Associate Fellow at Oxford Said Business School and Visiting Lecturer at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. In addition to other advisory roles, she serves as a board member of the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) and on the Harvard Business School Impact Investment Alumni Steering Committee. Karen is Founder of GV Partners, a research and consulting firm. She received, with honors, a Bachelors of Science in Mathematics and Management from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.