Professor Karen Norman

Non-Executive Director

Karen Norman

Karen Norman (DMan, MA, BSc (Hons), RSCN, RGN) joined the board in April 2019 and chairs the Quality and Safety Committee.

She has worked in healthcare for 40 years in both the public and private sectors in the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Gibraltar. She has 20 years’ experience as an Executive Director at board level, as Gibraltar’s Chief Nursing Officer, and was Director of Nursing and Clinical Governance at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust from 1993-2004. She has also worked as a management consultant for Crosby Associates, an American quality management company.

Karen currently works as visiting professor, faculty member and research supervisor on the Doctorate in Management Programme at the University of Hertfordshire, and also as visiting professor at Kingston University and St George’s, University of London, in the School of Nursing.

As co-author of three healthcare textbooks, she has shared her learning and contributed to the nursing profession through publications and presentations at conferences worldwide.