Karina has 25 years’ experience in health and disability sector management in the UK and New Zealand. She has worked in both primary and secondary care, in clinical service management, change management and estates and facilities. Karina has been working at NHS Property Services since her transfer from a PCT in 2013. In her current role Karina is responsible for the optimisation activities linked to the existing NHS Property Services property portfolio for North (Cheshire Mersey & Yorkshire northwards). This includes a focus on effective utilisation of space, development of new space and identifying opportunities for disposal. Karina has 15 years’ experience in primary and community estate development.