Karen has extensive expertise and experience in fund structuring, investment processes and fundraising.

Prior to YSB, she was the Chief Financial Officer at Affectis AG and an advisor to Swiss Business Angel Network B-to-V. Karen has also served for several years as an investment manager at Apax Partners and as a consultant at McKinsey & Co. She holds an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau, and a M.Sc. in Biology from the University of Constance.