Advisory Board – Karen Penney

Our Advisory board support our leadership team with strategic direction and growth input.

Karen Penney, Vice President & General Manager – Commercial Payments and Small Business Services UK, American Express

Karen PenneyKaren Penney is the General Manager & Vice President of American Express Commercial Payments and Small Business Services in the UK. Within this role Karen is responsible for the UK business, overseeing Sales and Account Management, Partnerships, Finance, Product Development, Marketing and Strategy, together with Account Management and Strategy for 27,000 mid-sized companies in Europe.

Karen joined American Express in 2002 from AIR MILES Travel Promotions Ltd where she was Director of Sales and Account Development and has also held positions at Citibank, Diners Club and Bankers Trust.

When not at work Karen enjoys the ballet, theatre and Zumba classes and spending time with her family at her London home.