Karn joined Whiddon after working for more than 20 years as a consultant in corporate and brand positioning, strategic marketing and planning. She has worked internationally and in Australia across a range of sectors including health and wellness, food retail and hospitality, financial and professional services and government.
At Whiddon, Karn is responsible for strategic planning, research and innovation and brand development. This includes innovating in the wellbeing space and improving quality of life for older people with care needs. Karn is responsible for developing Whiddon’s holistic MyLife model of care and the subsequent design of Whiddon’s award-winning relationship based care approach. Combatting loneliness amongst older people living in the community and in residential aged care is a key strategic theme of Whiddon’s model of care. Karn is also Deputy Chair of Holdsworth Community Services.