CEO – NEST Corporation
Helen has a long-standing interest in addressing financial inequalities and promoting financial resilience. Working in DWP she was one of the architects of the UK’s automatic enrolment programme and a leading figure in establishing the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST). Since 2015 Helen has been the CEO of NEST, with more than 9 million members, now the largest pension scheme in the UK. Helen is also a Trustee and Non-Executive board member of debt charity StepChange, a Governor of the Pensions Policy Institute UK, and is a member of the Council of Scholar Advisors at the Centre for Recruitment Initiatives, Georgetown University in Washington.