Karen Woolley

Karen, Development Manager at the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) for Staffordshire and the West Midlands, brings a wealth of experience from her 40-year career. Starting as a Lloyds broker managing high-risk portfolios, she later shifted to practicing commercial property law. Over the last 18 years, Karen has built influential relationships with decision-makers, MPs, and media outlets. Her expertise lies in business continuity, collaboration with law enforcement on business crime, cybercrime, and online fraud. She also advocates for small business participation in major infrastructure projects.