Meet Karen Barr

Karen has extensive experience in housing, from local authority to registered social landlords, and has diversified into the care sector and teaching too. An alumna of Stirling University, she has worked across all aspects of housing to senior positions, and latterly as Chief Executive of the Abbeyfield Group.

Karen is also a qualified assessor and teacher of further education, accreditations picked up following her move into care and support within the housing sector. Karen is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and the Institute of Directors.