About Karen Seymour

Karen Seymour is the Chief Purpose Officer at human at work, helping leaders and their teams activate purpose to create high performance organisations, humans who thrive and a better world. She formerly led the Li & Fung Foundation and community engagement at the Fung Group of companies, spearheading the launch of purpose, leading global campaigns and events, and mobilising stakeholders worldwide to be a force for good. She has built a career spanning over 25 years as an agile leader with diverse experience at large companies and start ups, in industries including financial markets, supply chain, media, philanthropy and wellness. Her own purpose journey has been forged through decades of serving in communities, seeing and experiencing social needs, sparking awareness and action, and witnessing the transformative power of purpose when hearts and minds are tapped for good. She is a regular speaker and subject matter expert on purpose and social impact.

Getting Your Culture Right – By Design

By |2021-09-09T14:39:31+08:00March 1st, 2021|

A great culture can create a better, more inclusive and thriving work environment that translates to better financial results, engaged, connected, inspired and higher-performing employees, deeply satisfied and loyal customers, greater top-­line growth, enhanced wellbeing and more creativity. And who doesn’t want to work in, or do business with, an organisation that’s known for its awesome culture?

Fuelling Shared Value: The Power of People

By |2020-11-17T12:25:25+08:00March 24th, 2020|

As a purpose practitioner for eight years and a purpose ambassador for decades, I was thrilled to hear, back in December 2017, that Shared Value Initiative Hong Kong would create a platform to build this compelling global movement right here in Asia, where leaders and their teams are creating Shared Value and influencing the business world to be a force for good. Everyone can contribute to solving our world’s grand challenges, and this could be one of the biggest opportunities of our time - for individuals, for business, and for the benefit of all people around the globe.

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