Karen Chase is regarded as a strong relationship builder and practitioner of effective communications. At Tehama, Karen manages industry and government programs, with interests that span the whole of our business. She seeks business growth and research-based funding opportunities, manages complex application processes, and oversees contractual project reporting requirements. Representing Tehama, Karen is also an active contributor on industry specific Canadian standards councils
Before Tehama, Karen held senior and director level positions across major sectors including defence and security, professional services, life sciences, and commercial real estate. Her roles included managing and mentoring personnel, managing operations and facilities, contracts management, complex government and private sector proposal management, and developing detailed processes and procedures for document control and reporting.
Karen obtained her Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management.