Helen is the Music Director and Conductor of Blackpool Symphony Orchestra, Preston Opera, Lytham St. Anne’s Choral Society and the Lancashire Youth Symphony Orchestra. As a freelance conductor she also works with a range of varied ensembles including Leeds College of Music Chamber Orchestra, Northern Opera Group and The Christie Musical Theatre Company.
Prior to pursing her vocation as a conductor Helen qualified as an accountant. She held senior management roles in the corporate sector working for FTSE 100 and 250 companies in the UK and overseas. Helen also has extensive experience working in the not for profit sector as a non-executive director most recently as Chair of Lancashire Mind.