Helen is responsible for developing and delivering Electricity North West’s stakeholder-led Community and Local Energy Strategy. Since joining the Electricity North West in October 2017 Helen has been responsible for delivering an engagement and support programme for the community and local energy sector in the Electricity North West licence area which includes the Empowering our communities fund and Community Connects series of workshops. Helen is a Chartered Environmentalist with over eighteen years experience of developing and delivering low carbon and renewable energy strategies and projects with experience of managing multi-million pound portfolio of energy and environmental projects. Helen always delivers projects with significant stakeholder input and buy-in and has a track record of managing stakeholder engagement with a wide range of contacts including the energy sector, community groups and senior industry and public sector professionals. Helen is also a director of Community Energy England.