Helen is Co Founder of Lifted Ventures, an early stage investment connector which makes regional funding accessible to all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, neuro or physical diversity. Lifted has an angel network at its core alongside education, community and consultancy.
She is a Board member of the UKBAA, and a member of the Women Angel Investment taskforce.
Up until June 2023 she was a Founding Board Director of multi award winning NorthInvest, and in 2020 she founded Fund Her North, a collective of women in VCs who support female founders to get equal access to finance.
Prior to this Helen was Managing Director of the Yorkshire Post and The Scotsman.