Executive Assistant to BWB Advisory and BWB Impact


Helen supports the BWB Impact and Advisory team as executive assistant. She brings with her over twenty five years experience at senior PA level. After a career in the City in reinsurance as PA to CEO/chair, she moved to work in the charity sector as PA to CEO/company secretary of Trust Thamesmead, where she worked for 12 years. Helen played a significant part in assisting the board to become a strong and effective governing body by providing a comprehensive support service and advising on all matters relating to, and ensuring compliance to the trust’s articles.

Examples of Recent Work

• Played a key role in a full governance review at board level in 2009
• Carried out a comprehensive review and update of board policies and code of conduct for Trust Thamesmead
• Led Trust Thamesmead in the implementation of Pqasso Quality Assurance Framework towards accreditation
• Prepared and presented agenda and reports for bi-monthly Governance & Nominations Sub-Committee meetings
• Assisted the board in the recruitment of new trustees and developed an action plan for the recruitment of new sub-committee members and supported the board in making a success of the new sub committee structure
• Helped facilitate and implement a new customer care standard and complaints procedure