Appointment date: January 2014 (Appointed as SID: December 2015)
Committee membership: Member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
Experience: Helen was Chief Marketing Officer UK at Yell Group plc from 2006 to 2012 and prior to this she served as Lloyds TSB Group Marketing Director. Helen started her career with Mars Inc where she spent 19 years, culminating in her role as European Marketing Director, leading category
strategy development across Europe. Helen has in the past served as a non-executive director on the main Board of the Department of Work and Pensions and Shirlaws Group.
External appointments: Helen is non-executive director of St Ives plc and the Skipton Building Society, and non-executive director and Chairman of One Smart Star. Helen also serves on the Strategic Advisory Board of Henley Business School and is a Governor of Wellington College.