Jones was educated at the University of East Anglia (BA, 1978) and went on to study at Wellesley College, Massachusetts. Mrs Karen Jane Jones, Crown Advocate, Special Crime and Counter Terrorism Division, Crown Prosecution Service. In late 2012 Adrian advised the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) and BIS on the Consultation on Criteria for Higher Apprenticeships at Degree Levels. The material may be used, provided it is reproduced accurately and appropriate acknowledgement is given. You’ve accepted all cookies. Karen Elisabeth Dind Jones CBE FRSA (born 29 July 1956) is a British business executive. Karen Jones CBE joined the Board of Firmenich in 2011. Karen Jones, Book-keeper and Administrator; Rebecca Rhodes, Senior Associate; Professor Quintin McKellar CBE – Chair Vice Chancellor, University of Hertfordshire. He retired as Chief Executive of TH Real Estate (now Nuveen Real Estate) in 2015. By continuing on this website you are agreeing to the use of these cookies. Independent Non-Executive Board Member and Senior Independent Board Member. Karen Elisabeth Dind Jones CBE FRSA (born 29 July 1956) is a British business executive. She also chairs the Board of National Theatre Enterprises Ltd. Karen has built a number of businesses, including co-founding Café Rouge and The Pelican Group, which she grew and floated before selling it to Whitbread. It is an exciting opportunity given its wide-ranging customer base and the communities within which it works. In 2015 was elected as a Board member of Universities UK (UUK). Between 2008 and 2017, she was a non-executive director for the global retail, real estate and investment company, COFRA Group, whose subsidiaries include the major international retailer, C&A, and where she remains an advisor on the family side. Had she not been a mere slip of a girl 20 years ago, Karen Jones would have made a passable model for Shirley Conran's Superwoman. Do what you say you will do. She co-founded, and subsequently floated, The Pelican Group Plc, owner of a number of restaurant chains including Café Rouge. Work undertaken included advising on the consultation document, collation and analysis of the responses to the consultation and advice on recommendations to be made to Ministers. Appointments and re-appointments of The Crown Estate Commissioners are Crown Appointments made on the recommendation of the Prime Minister. [4], ‘JONES, Karen Elisabeth Dind, (Mrs Hamish Easton)’, Who's Who 2015, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2015,,, Commanders of the Order of the British Empire, Chancellors of the University of East Anglia, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 December 2018, at 11:45.