Helen is a gifted and passionate speaker who has given talks to a wide range of audiences both academically and commercially.

She has spoken at conferences, award ceremonies, schools, universities, museums and festivals as well as giving both keynote and after dinner speeches. Previous clients include The Guardian, BlueDot Festival, the Hay Literary Festival, the Women of the Future conference and New Scientist Live among many others.

Helen speaks on a wide variety of topics and is very happy to work with brands, organisations and institutions to tailor her talks to best suit the event at hand. Helen is also an experienced host and moderator and has chaired events for many organisations, including government agencies, COP24, the Institute of Civil Engineers and the IBC. Highlights include chairing a debate between Ed Miliband & George Monbiot for Intelligence Squared, and live-hosting a whole day of events at London’s Science Museum during Tim Peake’s launch to the International Space Station. Her focus when moderating events is always on bringing the best out of the panellists while pushing on new ideas, to generate constructive and illuminating discussion in a friendly respectful atmosphere. Helen has a clear commitment to open and honest debate, even in the most challenging situations.

Helen has been part of many stage shows, including “Robin & Brian’s Christmas Compendium of Reason” at the Hammersmith Apollo, the Cosmic Shambles tour in Australia and New Zealand, and Space Shambles at the Royal Albert Hall. The enthusiasm she is known for on screen is just as infectious on stage, and she loves sharing the entertaining aspects of even the most serious science.

Her popular TEDx talk has amassed 1.5 million views to date.



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