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Karen Riches

Karen Riches

Karen is a communications consultant, with 15 years’ experience of helping public sector and not-for-profit organisations communicate better.

Karen is a founding director of Grant Riches Communications, an award winning communications consultancy. She has worked with many organisations, large and small, to help them communicate more effectively. These include the NHS, local councils, charities and government departments. 

Karen started her career in the NHS as a medical researcher and then moved into local government where she worked on a number of major housing and regeneration projects. She has been the chair of several community-based organisations and knows the challenges of sustaining energy and commitment through the long term.

We’re moving! Please update your records

From Monday 21 August, the Local Trust office will move to CAN Mezzanine, 7-14 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YR.

We will be unable to answer the phone on Friday 18 August and Monday 21 August: during this time please email us instead, info@localtrust.org.uk

After the move, our main telephone number will not change, it will remain 020 3588 0565.

There will be changes to the direct dial telephone numbers of some staff members.

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