With a BSc in Social Policy and an MBA, Helen has over 20 years’ experience in international NGOs. She was born and raised in Australia, where, after a career in commercial marketing, Helen’s values pushed her from volunteering in the charity sector to working in it full time from her mid 20s. She has held senior leadership positions at Greenpeace Australia and UK, and at ActionAid International and ActionAid UK at director level in fundraising and communication. Helen was appointed Chief Executive of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women in 2017. She first became a trustee in 2002 and has served in charities, membership organisations and the education sector. Currently Helen is on the Board of Humentum.