Karen is an M&A specialist and the founder of Isely Associates International, a niche consulting business that brings focus to critical people issues in mergers and acquisitions, positioning organisations to capture expected value quickly while avoiding collateral damage.
At every transaction stage, clients have drawn on Karen’s experience as an HR professional, business leader and management consultant to anticipate and manage deal risks associated with leadership capability, incompatible cultures and communication challenges. As a trusted advisor, project leader and coach she has contributed to the success of many national and international business combinations for both corporate and private equity clients.
Karen is known for her commercial focus, creativity and professionalism, as well as for bringing together relevant expertise from her networks to serve the needs of her clients.
Karen’s insights, experience and solutions-focused approach were instrumental to the people and change structure and core processes that were successfully implemented throughout the program. Karen’s ‘practical, its not a perfect world, let’s get it done’ ethos was refreshing. I felt comfortable in the knowledge that she had been there and done it before. – Integration Director, People and Change for major Australian financial services transaction
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