Guanping (Karen) Quan

Guanping (Karen) Quan

Recruitment Consultant
Recruitment Specialties
Public and Industry Accounting (staff accountant, audit manager, tax manager, senior financial analyst, and controller roles). Financial Services & Insurance, Capital Markets, Raising & Lending.


Karen graduated from Rotman Commerce at The University of Toronto with a specialization in Finance. She has worked as a client advisor both in the luxury retail and banking industries, where she found her passion in relationship building and problem solving. She eventually “stumbled” into her career in recruitment after working with multiple recruiters as a candidate and becoming curious about what they do. Karen has built relationships with the top accounting talent and public accounting firms in Toronto and Vancouver. She prides herself on engaging with and sourcing those hard-to-find superstars.


Her client-centric approach, ability to build meaningful relationships with clients and candidates, strong sense of curiosity, and she’s easy to talk to.


Public speaking and can be overeager.


Running (training for a half marathon), camping, hiking, cooking, skiing, and tennis.