Karen Pederson


Karen Pederson
CEW Member

Lend Lease
Group General Counsel

Karen Pedersen is Group General Counsel at Lend Lease, one of Australia’s biggest listed entities and international property and infrastructure group with operations in Australia, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. LLC’s core lines of business are development, construction, investment management, services and ownership of property and infrastructure assets. At Lend Lease, Karen has been involved in the high profile and complex Barangaroo development as well as a restructure of the Lend Lease global legal team and several high profile transactions for Lend Lease.

Karen has over 20 years in various senior roles in the property and construction industries. Prior to joining Lend Lease Karen was Deputy General Counsel, Leighton Holdings Limited and spent almost 15 years at Brookfield Multiplex (formerly Multiplex), where her roles included Group General Manager Corporate, Company Secretary and General Counsel. While at Multiplex, she was involved in a number of high-profile Sydney projects, the development business in the UK, the Initial Public Offering of Multiplex, the takeover by and integration with Brookfield, the Group’s financing arrangements and led a range of mergers and acquisitions. She commenced her legal career at Clayton Utz.

Karen is a passionate mentor and sponsor of women in the construction industry with a track record of promoting and developing successful women.

Karen holds a Masters of Law from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy and Finance)/Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales.

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