Karen Beaven, HR director, River Island
HR magazine, September 16, 2015
Beaven joined River Island as HRD in 2012 and has led a significant HR transformation programme
She is also a member of the leadership board for The People Space and has recently founded her new venture the HR Entrepreneur’s Network.
Beaven is known as a very progressive and transformational HR director who has also developed a successful commercial venture (River Island Style Studio) outside of her HR remit. She is now passionate about helping other HR professionals set up their own commercial ventures and embrace a more entrepreneurial mindset.
Beaven's career highlights to date include: