Bamberry was founded by Karen Berry LLB who started her career in law and then followed her interests to move into executive recruitment, training and coaching. She began recruiting in financial services for GAAPs Group and HW Group working with top tier global clients, followed by 15 years recruiting in the public sector as a senior manager for Elite Recruitment Specialist and IG Interims.
Prior to founding Bamberry, Karen spent 4 years working in the not for profit sector for Peabody Trust and Shaw Trust in some of the most economically challenged areas of London leading on the delivery of projects to help break down barriers and improve life outcomes for disadvantaged young people,
Karen is also co-founder of Aspiring for Children, a training company that works with professionals to drive change and improve educational outcomes for vulnerable children and young people: www.aspiringforchildren.co.uk. This training offers a series of exciting programmes designed to make an impact and help close the educational attainment gap experienced by vulnerable children.