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 goes from strength to strength. The intensity, variety and depth of debate, sustained for an entire weekend, makes for a unique experience charging the intellectual batteries for the rest of the year."
Raymond Tallis, emeritus professor of geriatric medicine, Manchester University