Associate Consultant – Corporate Sponsorship
Karen has 20 years experience working in media sales and sponsorship, in press and both regional & national radio sales and arts marketing. Karen was Head of Sponsorship at Classic FM when she was headhunted to set up the arts and entertainment division of Premiere Group, a sports marketing agency owned by WPP. She has recently set up Reg&Co, focusing on cultural and charity sponsorship.
In 2003, Karen set up her own agency, brandmeetsbrand, and has worked on behalf of Cancer Research UK, seeking partners for Race for Life; the Greater London Authority; X-Leisure –the UK 's leading leisure property agents and internationally renowned orchestra Retrospect Ensemble to name but a few. Current clients include the Barbican, Thames Festival Trust, World Photography Organisation and the National Business Awards. An experienced sponsorship professional and member of ESA (the European Sponsorship Association), Karen is a creative thinker with a history of creating dynamic sponsorship platforms for brands across a variety of mediums.