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Karen Deignan

Karen Deignan

Co-Founder, SustainabilityWorks

Karen is a Co-Founder of SustainabilityWorks, a consultancy on a mission to accelerate Ireland’s transition to a sustainable future.

She specialises in sustainability strategy, communications and reporting, working with organisations to help them bring focus and transparency to their sustainability work. She is passionate about the role that good communications can play in creating a positive vision of a sustainable future – one that mobilises employees, investors, and citizens to take action. At SustainabilityWorks, Karen leads on a variety of projects. She recently delivered the MODOS circular economy training programme for SMEs, on behalf of Dublin City Council and the WMPLA.

Prior to setting up SustainabilityWorks Karen spent 17 years in London working with leading sustainability consultancies and with the Carbon Trust. She holds a Masters in Organisational Psychology from the London School of Economics and a BA in Psychology from Trinity College Dublin.