Karen Stanton is an owner and director at HTA Group, a manufacturing company with facilities throughout Australia and in Los Angeles, USA. HTA is the largest supplier of heat treat services in Australia and is an integral part of Australian defense and aero supply chain. As part of the HTA Team for more than 25 years, Karen has extensive experience in the manufacturing sector within Australia.
Karen is also an advocate for continual learning. With several undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business and technology, and recently completing her business doctorate with the research focused on customer expectations.
Karen is also a member on Queensland Government Industry and Manufacturing Advisory Board, the Centre for Defence Industry Capability (CDIC) Advisory Board based in Adelaide and also a number of private company boards in the defence arena.