With a Diploma in Town and Country Planning Helen began her careeer in London working in local councils and housing and community charities and she is passionate about people and their living environments. After turning round a failing housing association, she started and built up a housing and care organisation and a pioneering rural care co-operative. She has also managed two of the most successful LEADER funding programmes in England for rural community economic development.
Helen is a very experienced facilitator with extensive expertise in consultation and engaging people from diverse backgrounds, pioneering innovative ways of working with people inclusively and creatively. She has extensive experience of successfully engaging people from disadvantaged communities and managing conflict situations. Her specialisms include social enterprise development, community work, housing and planning.
Helen can be contacted on 01743 891617 or 07962 425515 or by email.