Karin McCoubrey is Director of Finance for the Access Technologies Business Unit at ARRIS Group Inc. She is responsible for the accurate reporting of financial results as well as long term financial planning and budgeting for the Business Unit. As a key business partner to the SVP and GM she provides financial support in commercial decision making and strategic planning for the group. In her 6 years with ARRIS Group (formerly Pace Plc), she has held numerous positions within the commercial finance functions including VP Finance Aurora Networks, where she led the integration of this newly acquired business into Pace Plc, and Controller for the CALA and EMEA set top box businesses, which included overseeing teams spread across the UK, France and Brazil sites.
Prior to joining ARRIS, Karin held positions at PwC where she managed a portfolio of UK audit clients within the manufacturing and retail industries. Here she became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), having gained her ACA qualification during this time.
Karin graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Accounting and Finance, a scholarship program run in partnership with PwC and the ICAEW.
Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland Karin now resides in San Jose, California. In her spare time she enjoys running, skiing, horse riding and travelling.