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Karen Blair | Our Team
As an entrepreneur and social innovator, Karen is a strategic and creative thinker who leads with curiosity, adaptability and delivers with efficient perseverance.

Karen Blair

Karen Blair is a cofounder of the Canadian Culinary Championships and Canada’s Great Kitchen Party (previously Gold Medal Plates), social enterprises which elevate and showcase Canadian culinary, sport and music excellence. In the last 16 years, over 17 million dollars has been directed to Canadian charities. In addition, she co-chaired a philanthropic campaign called the Future Olympians Fund and raised 2 million for Canada’s next generation of athletes.

She brings extensive experience in creative and strategic thinking, project management, stakeholder engagement, financial management and Board leadership.

When she is not working, she enjoys being active outdoors with family or friends, learning something new and travelling.