Karissa’s journey spans an impressive 25 years, driven by her passion for turning visions into real-world results and cultivating brand identity through a deep understanding of consumer insights. She’s navigated diverse terrain, from mass-market to premium and luxury cosmetics, leaving her mark on iconic global brands and nimble startups alike. Her career has been a dynamic mix, including roles in executive leadership, marketing, brand direction, and even a seat at the board table for her own venture in the ingestible beauty wellness sector.Karissa’s expertise is not limited to cosmetics alone. She’s also immersed herself in the superfood and wellness industries for a fulfilling seven-year journey.Karissa brings a world of experience to her teams, a blend of global wisdom and keen intuition. She’s a proven leader, celebrated for consistently leading her teams towards strategic victories, financial prosperity, and innovative campaigns.
Karissa is recognised for fostering work environments that prioritise transparency, mutual understanding, and a shared sense of purpose. Fuelled by curiosity and a collaborative approach, she’s a master at adapting to diverse situations, consistently achieving extraordinary results.
Karissa’s journey isn’t just about personal success; it’s also about the lasting impact she leaves on the organisations and people she works with. Her unique blend of experience, intuition, and commitment to authenticity makes her a standout leader in her field.