Karen is responsible for the financial oversight of corporate and fund accounting, the financial control environment, systems and operations at Hermes GPE. She joined Hermes Private Equity in 2004 as an accountant. She was previously an assistant property accountant at Matrix Property Management and began her career at Equity Asset Management. Karen holds an MA in Psychoanalysis and BSc in Psychology with Criminology from Middlesex University. She is Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.