Karen Johnson

Karen joined Barclays in 2015 to lead the large corporate team in the North West.

Karen has over 25 years banking experience working with owner managed businesses through to large corporates. She has worked in a senior capacity in roles spanning business development, business turnaround, portfolio management, real estate & large corporates.

Karen currently leads an experienced team of 25 including 10 Relationship Directors all of whom are industry specialists – from retail to manufacturing to technology and who operate from our corporate offices in Manchester, Liverpool & Preston.

Karen was appointed as Co-Chair of the Corporate Banking D&I Council in 2018. In addition, Karen has responsibility for Retail & Wholesale across the North of England as well leading on our external Diversity & Inclusion initiatives.

Key campaigns during the last 2 years include the Women in Business Awards and launching the ‘This is Me’ North West to raise awareness and reduce the stigma of mental health. In 2018 Karen won the Business Impact Champion Award for work in the mental health arena for This is Me in the North West.

Karen is married with 2 children and spends a lot of her weekends watching her son play rugby union and her daughter play netball.

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17 September 2019

The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Good Day at Work Conversation 2019

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The Good Day at Work Conversation is a truly extraordinary event designed to challenge, inspire and create dialogue around breakthrough health & wellbeing ideas, thinking and innovations.

On the day, you will be immersed in an environment designed to provoke your approach to wellbeing, enhance the capability within your organisation, and change mindsets, ultimately equipping you to deliver performance-based wellbeing initiatives.

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