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Karen Oakes

Senior Marketing Lead


Karen is an experienced marketeer, with a background in leading marketing and communications strategy for both consumer and business to business brands within the private sector.  She has worked within key industries, such as cosmetics, health, technology, FMCG brands and recently working within food service. She has held previous roles at Estee Launder, Rituals Cosmetics, Slimfast, Benecol, Twining’s, HiPP Organic and Pan Artisan. 

Karen joined ICHP in March 2021, as Senior Marketing Lead, with a key focus on developing strategic marketing programmes within ICHP, to connect and deliver value for our key members and healthcare partners. 

Karen holds a BA (Hons) in Marketing from Leeds Metropolitan University and is currently in her final year of an MSc in Occupational and Organisational Psychology, at Birkbeck, University of London.