About Karen Dumain

Karen DumainKaren joined the NHS Leadership Academy in 2013 and works nationally and regionally to develop leadership and organisational development capability across the NHS. Working in partnership with Paul to lead and develop Do OD, Karen has worked in OD and leadership roles in primary care, acute and social care at a local, regional and national level.

Karen comes from a background in the private and third sector joining the NHS in the late 1990’s. Karen has a first degree in behavioural sciences, a masters in leading and organising public services, she is a CIPD fellow and has recently gained the NTL applied behavioural sciences OD certificate.

An ever learning OD practitioner, Karen passionately believes in the value of OD and the resources and talents of the NHS OD community.