Managing Director, Wates Smartspace
Helen joined Wates in 2006 as Group Strategy Director, developing and supporting the delivery of the Group’s growth. Helen became Managing Director of Wates Retail in January 2011 before heading up Wates Smartspace, the enlarged property services business following the merger of Wates Retail and Wates Interiors and the acquisition of Shepherd FM, as Managing Director in 2015.
Prior to Wates, Helen spent 17 years with ICI and, successor company, Lucite International working in global businesses that served a wide variety of industries from automotive to household products.
Helen is a school governor at Westminster Academy and a Non-Executive Director of Morgan Advanced Materials Plc.