Helen is Managing Director of Collaborative Procurement Partnership LLP (Limited Liability Partnership).
Prior to joining CPP in July 2018 Helen held several senior positions within the public sector including: the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, and Northumberland County Council.
Helen was the Chairman of the Health Care Supplies Association (HCSA) from 2015 to 2017. Before this, she was the HCSA Learning and Development Lead.
An experienced procurement professional and a Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), Helen is passionate about procurement and supporting others in their procurement journey; she is part of a national mentoring team; and prior to joining CPP represented the North East of England on a number of national boards and particularly enjoys the boards supporting professional development.
She is also one of CIPS’ specialist assessment consultants and a member of the CIPS Fellowship Panel, a trustee and board member of City of Newcastle Gymnastics Academy and a public governor of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.