Karen Wensley

Karen is a frequent speaker on professional ethics. She was a special lecturer in business ethics at the University of Waterloo from 2010 – 2019 and the author of the monthly ethics column for CPA Magazine from 2014 - 2018. She has presented workshops on ethics to the CPA Canada ONE conference, and recently authored 4 on-line courses on tax ethics for Video Tax News. She is also the author of the book The Power of Personal Branding for Career Success.

Karen is a member of the board of directors and chair of the audit committee of Partners Community Health and Gore Mutual Insurance and a member of the board of directors the HR Amref Health Canada. Karen provides consulting services to businesses in the areas of HR strategy, executive coaching and team effectiveness.

Karen retired as a partner of Ernst & Young in 2010, where she spent most of her career as a tax partner and then became the national Human Resources leader.