An expert in strategic communications and stakeholder management in low carbon energy with 17 years’ experience in the public and private sector, Helen works in the Carbon Trust Cities and Regions team. She has a particular focus on decentralised energy and heat, providing advice and support on decentralised energy projects, from feasibility through to implementation. She has a strong track-record in educating politicians and officers on strategic, technical and financial issues, ensuring planning and strategic policy effectively supports project development.
Helen specialises in complex stakeholder management, behaviour change and communications, and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Having worked in the European Parliament and in advocacy and programme development in Brussels, Helen is also an advisor to the Carbon Trust on European policy and funding.
Areas of focus
- Cities and regions