Karen Shackleton

Founder: Pensions for Purpose
Senior Advisor: MJ Hudson

Karen has worked in the finance sector for over 30 years. She provides independent investment advice to the London Boroughs of Islington, Camden, and Hounslow pension funds through MJ Hudson.

In 2017, she set up Pensions for Purpose, a collaborative information-sharing and training platform which aims to raise awareness of responsible, sustainable and impact investment amongst pension funds.

She is non-executive Chair of Resonance Ltd, an impact manager investing in real estate social impact opportunities, and Deputy Chair of the Strategic Investment Board for the Ministry of Justice. Karen also sits on the Advisory Council for the Impact Investing Institute.