Karen Kristjanson, MA, MSc, PCC, joined the UBC Certificate in Organizational Coaching program as a mentor coach in 2014. She brings to this role a master of science from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a master’s degree from the Leadership Institute of Seattle (Bastyr University). Karen performed organizational development work in the public and non-profit sectors for more than 15 years, managed several work units and trained leaders and managers across Canada. A certified Integral® coach as well as a Professional Certified Coach, she maintains a small private coaching practice. She published a book of co-parenting stories in 2017.