Helen is the brain behind our strategic advice and policy work.
She provides 89 Degrees East clients with clear practical advice, turning policy into reality.
She has extensive executive experience in the Australian government, having worked as a senior executive and consultant for over 17 years, and Chief of Staff to several government ministers.
Helen has played a critical role in the development and introduction of new public policy and programs in areas such as National Disability Insurance, child protection, Indigenous Affairs, homelessness and family policy.
Helen is also an experienced negotiator and facilitator of community and inter-governmental meetings.