A former Commercial Banker, Helene is the Director for LIBF Centre for Digital Banking & Finance, an SME for Vacuumlabs, a FinTech Programme Director, exited entrepreneur, educator & author. Her career boasts a number of ‘firsts’ - FinTech Scale Programme for Rainmaking, the Inaugural Programme of Education & Events for Innovate Finance, the FinTech Entrepreneurship Masters’ for UCL, and the Digital Bank Exec Ed Programme for Imperial College Business School. Board and advisory for the safeguarding RegTech, Kalgera, and the SME payments company, TomatoPay. On the CW 100 Women in Tech Award list, the IF Women in FinTech Power List, & the Fintech Magazine 100 Women in Fintech list. Contributor to FCA Data Sprint on SME Lending, The Rose Report on Female Funding and on the Steering Committee for Lendit Merge. On the Executive Steering Committee of the CapGemini Global FinTech Report, & Advisory Board member for MoneyLive. Her book ‘Reinventing Banking & Finance: Frameworks to navigate global fintech innovation’ (Kogan), was the #1 banking book for 2022 according to Investopedia.