Karen Hughes

Senior Manager, Government and Public Affairs, Americas, LEGO Group

Karen Hughes is the Senior Manager for Government and Public Affairs for The LEGO Group in Washington, DC. Hughes represents the LEGO citizenship agenda, with a particular focus on the LEGO commitment to learning through play, as well as corporate environmental and social responsibility. Prior to joining the LEGO team, Hughes was the director of strategic initiatives for the Alliance to Save Energy, a non-profit energy efficiency advocacy organization, where she spearheaded coalition-building initiatives in support of energy efficiency in international climate change issues and in U.S. transportation policy. Hughes studied political science and international affairs at Lewis & Clark College (BA) and the George Washington University (MA).