Karen Carriero named Associate Vice-President, Communications

A message from Philip Steenkamp, Vice-President, External Relations

I am pleased to announce that Karen Carriero has been appointed as the new Associate Vice-President, Communications, within the External Relations portfolio, effective 1 June, 2017.

Karen’s most recent positions have been Chief Marketing Officer for The University of Western Australia and Chief Marketing Officer for Curtin University in Perth, Australia. Her extensive experience includes overseeing brand strategy, marketing communications, media and public relations, events and protocol, domestic and international student recruitment, and student admissions.

As Associate Vice-President, Communications, Karen will help to develop an over-arching long-term communications strategy and plan for UBC, ensuring alignment with the university’s vision, mission and values. She will have responsibility for the Public Affairs and Communications and Marketing units in External Relations and for engaging, supporting and advising colleagues and stakeholders in all parts of the university. Please join me in welcoming Karen to UBC.