Helen joined the John Lewis Partnership "from Lloyds Banking Group plc, where she was Group Executive Director - Retail (2008-2011) and prior to that, the Group Finance Director. From 2000 until 2004, she was Group Finance Director of Kingfisher plc, and was Finance Director of B&Q between 1995 - 2000. She spent her early career at Unilever and McKinsey & Co. Helen joined the SAB Miller Board as a Non-Exec Director in 2011 and was previously a Non-Exec Director of Royal Mail Holdings. She is a member of the Said Business School Advisory Council, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and was previously a member of the Accounting Standards Board." 
Resources and articles
- John Lewis Partnership Board, organizational web page, accessed October 9, 2013.