CEO of West Ham United Football Club
Karren Brady is one of the most influential, high-profile and respected female business leaders in the United Kingdom. Karren is CEO of West Ham United Football Club, and under her leadership the Premier League club has become one of the five fastest-growing brands in the world of football. She also serves as Senior Non-Executive Director of Syco Entertainment and leading retail multinational Taveta Investments. Karren began her career in advertising before being appointed Managing Director of Birmingham City Football Club when she was just 23.
Karren is also the author of the Sunday Times-bestselling autobiography Strong Woman and appears on the BBC’s The Apprentice.
Baroness Karren Brady of Knightsbridge CBE was made a life peer by the Prime Minister, entering the House of Lords in 2014, and she received a CBE from the Queen for her services to business, entrepreneurship and women in business.