Helene is an award-winning serial entrepreneur, and founder and President of Savvitas, the network for women business leaders she established, as well as the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship.
A prominent Parliamentary Adviser and House of Lords Chief of Staff, Helene sits on the G7 Strategic Working Group, and advises the W20 Entrepreneurship Board. She established the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship, chairing its inaugural Advisory Board, is board member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Women & Enterprise, and the All- Party Parliamentary Group for Inclusive Entrepreneurship.
Helene devised the highly successful BoardAble programme, improving opportunity for women and under-represented groups in public life and on boards. She is an active member of Parliamentary initiatives to encourage more women into politics, and a Parliament Week founding partner.
To support and encourage female entrepreneurship throughout the UK, Helene created MP HERoes, where MPs champion local women business owners, and the Economic Blueprint for Women programme, each delivered in partnership with NatWest.
In 2020 she initiated World Business Women Day and the quarterly WBW Caucus to connect female entrepreneurs and corporate leaders globally; along with the WBW Barometer, an international benchmark for women business leaders.