Karina Howley

Head of Corporate Citizenship

KPMG in Ireland

Karina Howley is Head of Corporate Citizenship at KPMG since 2007. KPMG has won a variety of Corporate Citizenship Awards in recent years including the Overall Achievement Award at the Chambers Ireland CSR Awards (2013) the Allianz Business to Arts Award for Best Employee Engagement (2015). Karina established Enactus Ireland in 2011/12 and set up the not-for-profit organisation and organised the first National Competition with the winners representing Ireland at the World Cup. Karina is the Company Secretary for Enactus Ireland and she previously held a number of positions at Intel including European CSR Manager.

Karina has a passion for Corporate Citizenship and engaging directly with community/NGO's to put the skill-sets and resources of KPMG into making a real and valuable difference to society. Karina is the Chairperson of the Chambers Ireland Corporate Citizenship Policy Council and actively works with Business in the Community Ireland. She is also a member of the government led Corporate Citizenship Stakeholder Forum and is a member of Chambers International CSR Council.

  • Mega trends
  • Social values and behaviors
  • BA in English, Sociology and Politics - NUIG

  • Higher Diploma in Applied Communications - NUIG

  • Masters of Journalism (thesis on CSR) - NUIG

  • Member of Public Relations Institute Ireland

  • Community

  • Charity

  • Volunteerism