Karen Taylor

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Centre Coordinator, Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research

Karen Taylor has been Centre Coordinator of the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research at the QUT Business School since its formation in 2010.  Joining QUT in 2006 Karen worked alongside Professor Per Davidsson, the Founding Director of ACE, bringing administrative professional and people skills to the Entrepreneurship and Innovation research team.  Karen’s love of people and purpose has been a great asset in assisting to create a positive research environment within the centre for academics, students and international visitors. 

Karen manages the day to day running of the centre, including the annual ACERE conference and ACE Paper Development workshops, and works together with the current Director, Associate Professor Martin Obschonka, toward achieving the strategic goals of the centre.

Having a personal interest in her own business ventures Karen also has a passion for health and wellbeing, and continues to strive for balance between her work, family and various other interests.