Helen is a finance expert dedicated to delivering key projects to improve the quality and safety of healthcare services. She previously established the North Central and East London office of Health Education England and worked in partnership with NHS providers, voluntary sector and social care to improve the quality of education and training for the workforce and improve the patient experience, health and wellbeing of the local population.
Prior to this, Helen worked as part of NHS London leading on the finance and governance of the London-wide education commissioning system. With 10 years’ experience working NHS providers, Helen has enjoyed supporting the development of new patient services and setting up organisations as part of system reconfigurations. This included Deputy Director of Finance and Joint Divisional Manager for Surgery and Critical Care at Kingston Hospital NHS Trust, where she provided strategic and operational leadership to both the Finance Department and Surgery Division and Assistant Director of Financial Planning and Reporting for South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Trust. Helen has a BSc Hons in Medical Biochemistry from University of Birmingham.