Helen is an enthusiastic leader with extensive experience in the general insurance industry of which over 25 years has been spent dealing with Casualty insurance from both an underwriting and claims perspective. Her core expertise is in portfolio management, portfolio and case pricing, case underwriting from small companies to large multinationals and policy wordings.

She is a recognised expert in asbestos related issues and their impact on insurers. She has represented RSA and the industry in discussions with government on the compensation culture and asbestos related issues.

In 2011 Helen was appointed Group Insurance Risk Director for RSA where her main responsibilities were the identification and management of global risks from underwriting, pricing, claims, reinsurance and reserving. In this role she has challenged and provided insight to business managers; undertaken extensive stakeholder management at a senior level; and has developed and implemented a global insurance risk management framework.

Helen is passionate about technical and personal development and throughout her career has become an experienced coach and mentor. She has designed and delivered technical training and is skilled at presenting as a guest speaker at industry events.