Helen is the founder and owner of Asymmetric Solutions which provides editorial, consulting, research services and chairs events for leading banks, technology vendors and corporate treasuries. She has also been freelance Editor of Treasury Management International (TMI) since 2006. Helen was previously Director of Education at the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) and was responsible for launching new MCT and AMCT qualifications and a series of specialist certificates. Between 1996 - 2002, Helen worked for SunGard (now part of FIS) and its predecessor company GIS, in a variety of roles, ultimately Sales and Marketing Director for Europe. Her previous background was in corporate treasury in the oil and gas and technology sectors. She is a trustee, Hon Treasurer and Chair of Finance & General Purposes Committee for the Stroke Association, a major UK medical charity.