Karen King bio

Karen King, Chief Executive Officer

Karen King, Chief Executive Officer, founded the company in 2016.  Prior to launching Fronterra Global Advisory, Karen spent 10 years in Ernst & Young’s Global Trade practice, most recently serving as Senior Manager and leader of the Northeast team.  Karen advises clients on a variety of international trade matters.  Specifically, Karen focuses on assisting clients in assessing import and export processes, identifying risks, establishing internal controls and providing guidance to improve compliance.  Karen also has considerable experience with strategic planning projects, advising clients on strategic sourcing, global trade management software selection, and utilization of preferential trade programs.  In addition, Karen has significant international experience, having managed process reviews for multinational clients in Russia, Europe and Latin America, and also having led large-scale global projects focused on topics such as implementing worldwide standards and creating consistent trade policies across regions.

Karen is a licensed US Customs broker and a member of the New York chapter of the Organization of Women in International Trade, the American Association of Exporters & Importers, and the International Compliance Professionals Association. Karen graduated cum laude from Duke University with a B.A. in Economics and Spanish.  Karen is fluent in Spanish and has a basic knowledge of Russian.