Karen Slatford
Operating Partner at Hg

Karen chaired her first Hg portfolio company in 2013 and has worked on the boards of several more. She is currently Chair at Draper Esprit and sits on the board at Micro Focus International plc,  accesso Technology plc and Softcat plc.

She has worked in the technology sector for over 30 years, spending most of her early career in Hewlett Packard where she was Global VP of Sales and Marketing.

In addition to her work with Hg, Karen is a board member for listed technology businesses and has been involved in two recent IPOs.  She is also an angel investor in the tech sector.