Helen is an outgoing and driven coach and trainer who is passionate about working with Individuals, teams and organisations on their road to agility. Helen has working with many varied organisations and teams in many different industries and brings this vast wealth of experience and knowledge to her training and coaching.
Helen has a holistic approach to coaching operating with individual team members, whole teams, leaders, managers and executives across technical and non-technical departments. You will often find her working with clients on rolling out enterprise level Kanban or Scrum.
Helen is proud to be an Accredited Kanban Trainer with the Lean Kanban University and runs regular classes publicly and privately. Not forgetting her roots Helen is a regular trainer for Agile and Scrum.
Helen is a great believer in sharing her knowledge and encouraging other to do the same and enjoys growing the Agile and Kanban communities. She has many achievements under her belt including:
Founding the Agile Coaching Exchange (ACE) and Kanban Coaching Exchange (KCE) user groups. These are two of the most vibrant user groups in London, getting up to 70 people at the sessions each month.
Active speaker and participation at the Scrum Gatherings, XP, Lean Kanban and Agile Business Conferences
Being an organiser for the first ever European Scrum Alliance Coaching Retreat
Helen is an authentic coach with many years of real, practical experience and war wounds from her own Agile journey. This is what makes Helen the ideal coach, trainer and leader.
RippleRock, Agile Coach
April 2012 - Present, London, United Kingdom
Currently working in a number of organisations as an Agile Coach.
Aviva, Agile Coach/Enterprise Agile Product Owner
March 2009 - March 2012, Norwich, United Kingdom
I am an experienced Agile consultant and coach specialising in Agile implementation at the Enterprise level, with hands on experience as an IT Delivery manager having successfully managed large-scale complex projects, and systems with distributed teams and a variety of 3rd party suppliers. I also have experience in process ownership, CMMI for Agile delivery and QMS. Specialties • Project Management (Prince2) • Experienced in use of agile practices throughout the systems engineering lifecycle • Certified Scrum Master & Product Owner • Agile coach and mentor • Agile implementation at the organisational level