Helen was Chair of Governors for Headington School Oxford from 2008 – 2016, during which time she appointed new Heads of the Senior and Preparatory schools. She played a critical role in setting the culture of the Governing body and building a cohesive and effective team, who with the Head and senior leadership team set a clear vision, ethos and strategic direction for the school.
She brings to RSAcademics a deep understanding of best practice and experience in managing change and communications from senior business positions across a variety of sectors.
Helen worked at Rothschild for 15 years, as Head of Leadership & Organisation Development and latterly, Head of Strategic Marketing for the Wealth Management & Trust business. Her earlier career was as a consultant and executive coach specialising in change management and communications, working in private and public sector organisations including Shell, Exxon, Unilever, S G Warburg and the NHS to deliver significant improvement in business and personal performance.
Helen has a degree from the University of Surrey and is a qualified MBTI and FIRO B practitioner. Married with two grown up children, she enjoys travelling and skiing, and is an enthusiastic chef.