Helen is a history teacher in a South London school. Working with the Institute of Ideas Debating Matters Competition for six years, she has inspired to teach by the teachers, colleagues and students she worked with during her time at the competition.
Helen is also an associate fellow of the Institute of Ideas and has a Masters Degree in Intellectual and Cultural History.
"The Battle of Ideas is adrenaline for the mind. A chance for intellectual fisticuffs with some of the best-known and most stimulating thinkers in the world."
Colin Blakemore, professor of neuroscience, Oxford University