Karen Smith

Social Value Lead, Boo Coaching & Consulting

Karen Smith

Karen has responsibility for maximising Social Value at Boo Coaching & Consulting. Boo provide world class coaching and learning solutions with a vision to inspire leaders to be amazing. Whilst delivering nationally and internationally, Team Boo are keen to make a positive impact in their home town of Bolton. Karen’s role includes building local partnerships, delivering initiatives which maximise Social Value and measuring and managing Team Boo’s Social Impact. Karen also facilitates leaning in coaching and mentoring and is passionate about the role coaching can play in unlocking potential.

Karen has 14 years of experience working for local government, as a Sustainability Officer at Oldham Council and latterly as a Neighbourhood Manager in Salford. She now works part time for Boo whilst also running her own consultancy business, Turn Up the Value. In this role she uses a coaching approach to support organisations to maximise Social Value and measure Social Impact. Karen is trained in Social Accounting and is a member of the Social Audit Network.