Helen Wright

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FINANCE & RESOURCES

Helen Wright

As the Executive Director of Finance & Resources Helen is responsible for keeping Comic Relief running as efficiently and effectively as possible, leading on everything to do with Finance, Legal, IT & Facilities, our People and Assurance (which includes safeguarding, counter-fraud, risk management and compliance). 

Helen has had a varied career, working at PwC for thirteen years, before moving on to Save the Children International and joining Comic Relief in 2014.  During her time at PwC, she worked on FTSE 100, private equity and owner-manager businesses and charities, before taking an internal operations role. As Director of Financial Governance at Save the Children International, Helen oversaw the set up of the head office finance function together with global treasury, counter-fraud and risk management support for the newly formed organisation and was part of the team which successfully transitioned 50 countries and $1billion of programming into the new entity over a 2.5 year period.