Ipsum Group is a modern and progressive utilities and infrastructure services business delivering innovative and specialist services to our clients.
Who are Ipsum Group?
We focus on giving great customer service through our multi-skilled teams, smart IT solutions and leading edge scheduling and appointment management.
We are totally committed to delivering efficiencies and driving value through innovation. Our approach is to develop smart solutions to meet our clients’ biggest challenges to improve their overall efficiency and performance.
Our multi-skilled teams provide services across all aspects of the UK utilities and infrastructure markets.
We work tirelessly on developing our people, processes, systems and solutions to provide leading-edge customer service, safely and to the highest standard.
We are totally commited to delivering efficiences and driving value through innovation.
Our approach is to develop smart solutions meet our client’s biggest challenges to improve their overall efficiency and performance.
Ipsum Group Head of Human Resources
Karen has over 12 years’ HR experience in the outsourcing sector. Following completing a BA Hons degree in English at the University of Birmingham, Karen initially specialised in recruitment before moving into a generalist HR role at Alfred McAlpine Infrastructure Services (AMIS).
After spending two years at AMIS, Karen joined Capita Plc as HR Operations Partner where she spent four years supporting leadership teams, firstly, in the Capita Symonds division and, latterly, in the Life & Pensions division.
Karen joined Kier Group Plc in 2012 where she worked as HR Business Partner for seven years in the Workplace Services division before joining Ipsum Group as Head of HR in February 2019.
Karen has extensive strategic and operational experience delivering the people plan, driving organisational and cultural change and leading the HR agenda in complex business transformation programmes, large-scale restructures and TUPE transfers within both the public and private sectors.
Karen is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD).