Karina works for law firm Linklaters, where she has most recently focussed on the Finance division, encompassing the Funds, Capital Markets, Energy & Infrastructure sectors, amongst others. Her role is global in nature and has entailed leading on numerous strategic initiatives, with a strong focus on market positioning, client service and delivering financial results.
Across two decades, Karina has also led the firm’s Commercial division, held Chief Operating Officer roles in the UAE, India and Japan where she established offices and executed mergers and has operated across Europe, Asia and the Americas as part of the Strategy group. With a keen focus on teams and the drive to take on challenges, Karina has provided direction and management, helping businesses innovate and achieve a competitive edge across different stages of economic cycles.
Prior to working in the legal sector, Karina held roles in investment banking and consulting.
Four years ago, Karina was appointed to the Chair of the Board of Trustees for The One Foundation, before joining the Water Unite team in 2020.