Karen has provided legal, regulatory, governance, and compliance advice as a trusted advisor to clients in a variety of industries, including asset management, banking, and private equity. As Chief Compliance Officer & Associate General Counsel, she provides legal advice and is responsible for managing Burgundy’s compliance program and regulatory risk. Karen favours a collaborative, practical, and business-minded approach to solving problems and works hard each day to earn and maintain the trust of clients and colleagues.

Burgundy Experience

  • Joined Burgundy in 2022
  • Appointed a Vice President in 2022

Relevant Experience

  • 20+ years of combined professional experience
  • Experience includes positions at Fengate Asset Management and in private practice at Frederic Dorwart Lawyers and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP


  • Juris Doctor (JD), University of Toronto
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, York University
  • Certificate in European Business Studies, École Supérieure de Commerce

Memberships & Community

  • Member of the Bar, Ontario
  • Member of the Bar, New York