Karl Craven

Professional Profile
With a 23 year-long career focused on international human resources, Karl has spent most of his career residing in expatriate HR roles often with a wider geographical region responsibility. Working primarily within the natural resources sector but also in chemicals, security, media, and construction industries. Karl operates successfully in medium sized organisations but also large multinationals, intimate start-ups, and complex joint-venture operations. With extensive exposure to growth markets in Africa and the Middle East, Karl demonstrates a deep understanding of the broad range of HR factors impacting on the entire employment, reward, and development cycle.


Previous Experience
Karl started his career in Human Resources with Halliburton on an international pension’s project but over time broadened his exposure to cover all the major HR disciplines


Strongly believing in continuous development, Karl has self-financed most of his education up to and including his Executive Masters programme. An active member of many HR professional charters throughout his career Karl has recently obtained the senior certified professional qualification with the Society of Human Resources Management (SCP-SHRM), the US/International equivalent of the UK’s CIPD.