Karen Kandur, Master of Business Administration (Executive)
Chief Financial Officer – Opportunity International
Karen is a driven and dynamic chief financial officer, currently working in the international aid and development sector at Opportunity International Australia – a microfinance specialist organisation that provides small loans to families in developing countries to help them start a business, earn an income and leave poverty behind. These small loans enable them to transform their lives, their children’s futures and their communities. With 98 per cent of loans recycled, the impact continues year after year.
Karen is passionate about using a proven business model to break the poverty cycle and empowering entrepreneurial women in the developing world to make a positive change.
She has many years’ experience in financial management and accounting roles in Australia, India and Vanuatu and is passionate about increasing female financial literacy through education and awareness.