Mentor of the Year

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Karen Schutte

Head of Legal – Corporate


Karen Schutte is a passionate and dedicated leader, mentor and role model who inspires a culture of support, achievement, progression and flexibility in the workplace. Specialising in Corporate and Financial Services Law, Karen has an excellent reputation amongst her peers, being recognised as Insurance Lawyer of the Year 2020 at the Lawyers Weekly Corporate Counsel Awards. Karen is an advocate for her team and leads by example going out of her way to encourage contribution at all levels. She takes time to understand her team members’ personal drivers and provides a platform for growth and professional development.

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