Karen Short

Managing Director

Credit Suisse

Karen Short has been an Equity Research Analyst for 22 years. Prior to joining Credit Suisse, she was a Managing Director and Senior Equity Research Analyst at Barclays covering Food Retail and Hardlines/Broadline Retailers encompassing ~$1.5 trillion in market capitalization. Prior to Barclays, she was at Deutsche Bank, where she covered staples retailing, distribution, and restaurants. She started her equity research career in 1999 at Lehman Brothers. Ms. Short has been ranked in the Institutional Investor All-America Research Team survey as either #1, #2 or #3 since 2014.  Prior to her career in equity research, Ms. Short spent five years in energy sales and trading in Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, Canada. Ms. Short received her M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada.