Karen McMonagle is a Principal in Fund Management for Carlyle’s Emerging Markets funds, including funds investing in Asia, Japan, Africa and Latin America. She is based in Washington D.C.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Ms. McMonagle was a Director at KPMG in Chicago and spent 12 years advising clients on international M&A transactions in the private equity and real estate sectors. Ms. McMonagle worked on global assignment in Buenos Aires for KPMG and provided inward investment advice to institutional real estate investors and cross-border structuring advice to South American multinationals. She began her career in 2001 with Arthur Andersen and subsequently KPMG in Ireland, where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant (FCA) and Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).
Ms. McMonagle received her LLB (Law & Accounting) from Queen’s University Belfast and a Diploma in Arbitration from University College Dublin.