MA, BA, MCIPD
Her approach is rooted in academic depth and rigour which she balances with a deeply practical way of working always seeking to ask ‘so what? and to make learning useful. She balances support with challenge and is known for her compassion and clarity.
Helena is a leadership development and OD consultant working with individuals, teams and organisations to help them build their capability and effectiveness. She also practices as a coach and facilitator.
Helena works across all sectors and at all levels within organisations, Current and recent work includes: running a programme she designed for 100 high potential leaders in a global consulting firm; developing OD capability within the Civil Service; running a virtual action learning programme for a retailer; teaching and facilitating on an MSc in people and Organisational Development.
She began her career in operational and strategic HR with Dennis Publishing, Aon and Deloitte. She also spent 7 years at Roffey Park Institute, the later years as a Director, and so brings to her work a personal understanding of leadership and of creating change from the inside. She is keenly interested in how organisations and individuals can balance head, heart and spirit, as well as how organisations address the big social /climate issues of our time.
Current and past clients include: Jaguar LandRover, Wickes, a Big 4 Consulting Firm, various Housing associations, Port of London Authority and various Civil Service departments.
As well as first degree, Helena holds a Masters in Leadership and Learning from Lancaster University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Career Consulting from Birkbeck. She holds an ICF accredited coaching qualification.