Helen was part of the team which set up the media programme at the University of Westminster. She has acted as Visiting Professor in the School of Arts, Design and Media at Sunderland and Visiting Academic at Middlesex University.
Working at local, national and European levels, Helen now specialises in providing research consulting and external evaluations for clients
engaged in education and training in the cultural and creative industries – enabling them to evaluate their projects strategically. She produces reports on skills training and media education and external evaluations of e-learning and education/training initiatives. She regularly organises conferences on cinema in the digital age for the British Screen Advisory Council and has been on the Board of Women in Film and Television. She is also a subject expert for Ofqual and has been appointed to the Independent Expert Panel of the Midlands 3 Cities Consortium for postdoctoral study and training.