Helen joined Vallis in February 2024. Helen studied Russian and German at Durham and has an MBA (with distinction) from Warwick University. Prior to Vallis, she held senior management positions in agriculture and commodity (grains and softs) trading in Central and Eastern Europe, Ukraine, Central Asia and Russia. Helen is passionate about innovation in agriculture and trading and enabling young people to get the right opportunities in life.
Helen is based in Cornwall – the most southern and beautiful part of the UK. She is actively involved in her local community. She currently coordinates her local music festival, is a trustee for her local community centre and supports a local child bereavement charity. She loves cooking, theatre and the arts, but sadly she cannot sing or dance.