Karin Watson

Director of Business Operations

Karin brings broad experience to this role, including expertise and education in a variety of areas that are key to her focus at Creative BC on strategic brand-building, research, knowledge and talent development. 

Previously, she worked with Emily Carr University of Art and Design for close to three years, most recently in the capacity of Digital Strategist and before that as their Media Relations and Communications lead. 

She possesses five years as an independent professional consultant, providing strategic and hands-on expertise to organizations in the areas of brand positioning, marketing and communications; human resources and employee engagement; as well as operations and organizational development.

Prior to these professional activities, Karin worked in various operational roles for Korn/Ferry International, a leading global talent management firm, for close to 10 years.  Karin has a BA in Art History and possesses certificates in digital strategy and professional writing.

Karin is on the Board of Directors for the BC Centre for Ability Foundation.