Helen coordinates and leads the delivery of ECCI’s communications strategy. She provides dedicated digital, media and marketing support and expertise for ECCI’s flagship projects.
Helen also leads ECCI’s Climate-KIC funded project Connected Clusters, which aims to accelerate cities’ capacity to drive low carbon transformation. The project aims to identify and share what works in delivering effective climate action in Edinburgh and other city-regions.
Before this, Helen project managed ECCI’s work on the European Commission initiative Online S3. She led the engagement of stakeholders across Scotland in piloting a new e-policy platform aimed at boosting regional economic growth.
A qualified journalist with strong copywriting experience, Helen has a proven track record in raising the profile of projects and organisations. She has led media relations and communications teams for top UK and Scottish charities, delivering increased media mentions, award-winning integrated publicity campaigns and strong digital impact.