Karen Short

Managing Director


Karen Short joined Barclays in July 2016 covers Staples and Hardline Retailers. Prior to Barclays, she was at Deutsche Bank where she covered Staples Retailing, Restaurants and Distribution. Karen started her equity research career in 1999 at Lehman Brothers and now has 22 years of equity research experience. Karen has been ranked as a top Analyst in the Institutional Investor All-America Research Team survey since 2014 and has also been recognized in the Wall Street Journal Best on the Street, the Starmine Analyst Awards for stock picking, and the Greenwich Survey. 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.