Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst - Barclays
Karen Short joined Barclays in July 2016 as a Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst following the Staples Retailing industry. She now covers Staples and Hardline Retailers with a combined market capitalization of $1.3 trillion. Prior to Barclays, she was at Deutsche Bank where she covered Staples Retailing and Distribution. Karen started her equity research career in 1999 at Lehman Brothers and now has more than 20 years of equity research experience covering retail. She was ranked as the No. 1 Food Retail Analyst in the 2019 Institutional Investor All-America Research Team survey, No. 2 in 2017 and 2018 and No. 3 in the 2014 and 2015 surveys. She has also been recognized in the Wall Street Journal Best on the Street survey (#1 in 2011), the Starmine Analyst Awards for stock picking (#3 in 2011), and the Greenwich Survey (#4 in 2012). Prior to her career in Equity Research, Karen spent 5 years in energy sales and trading in Seattle, WA and Vancouver, B.C. Karen received her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School in New York and BA from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada.