Karen Malim MA
As Executive Director, Karen has responsibility for the general management of the Two Moors Festival including fund-raising and sponsorship. She works in partnership with Penny Adie in developing and expanding the Festival in line with its strategy.
Karen started her professional life as a singing teacher and soprano soloist with small-scale opera companies and her Baroque and contemporary music ensemble, In Arcadia. She has also owned and run several successful businesses in the UK, including a chain of performing arts schools for children. After ten years of living and working in Canada, where her real estate business was consistently placed in the top 25% of performers in her area, in 2012 she returned to the UK where she gained an MA in Arts Management (distinction). She has extensive experience of working with arts organisations at board level in Canada and the UK.