Helen joined the OGP Support Unit in January 2016 and works on the Government Support and Exchange team. Her primary focus is to provide guidance and assistance to approximately 20 governments across Europe and Africa, as well as facilitating exchange and learning between governments.

Prior to joining OGP, Helen worked at Transparency International. She lead several regional European projects on issues related to political corruption. Most recently she managed a project on lobbying, which aimed to bring greater transparency and ethics to political influence activities. She holds a BA in Russian and French and an MA in Politics, Security and Integration, both from University College London.