Bio Summary

Karen has 15 years executive search experience; she has an MBA majoring in Oil & Gas and also has her Post Graduate qualifications in Human Resources.  She sources technical and corporate professionals from discipline engineers through to C-suite and Managing Directors for operating/client companies, contractor/service companies and consultancies across the APAC region. 

Karen has a combined 19 years industry experience working across heavy industry encompassing oil & gas, mining, renewables, power generation, utilities, infrastructure, manufacturing, construction and since 2018 has been exploring the emerging digital science/technology and innovation areas across these industries. 

A strong advocate for diversity, Karen holds a volunteer position as WA Representative for the national organisation Women on Boards (WOB) since early 2018. As part of this position Karen is involved in hosting various WA networking events, training and information sessions.  She is also an active member of Women in Mining WA (WIMWA), Women in Subsea Engineering (WISE), Women in Oil & Gas (WIOG) and Women in Energy (WIE).

Karen is passionate about providing solutions to her clients and building long term relationships with both her clients and candidates

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Karen Hudman

Senior Consultant, Executive Search
08 9481 2424


Construction & construction services
Manufacturing, supply chain & logistics
Mining & mining services
Oil & gas

Board appointments
Executive search
Diversity & inclusion
Permanent recruitment

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