Nacro Trustee since 2017 

Helen Willis has a longstanding track record in financial leadership roles. She has worked as Chief Financial Officer at Premier Farnell plc and previously as their Global Director of Commercial Finance. She came from the role of Director of Finance at Pelican Rouge Group, where she was brought in as Group Financial Controller to prepare for a potential IPO. She was later promoted to Director of Finance and also acted as Interim CFO following the departure of the CFO, and prior to the appointment of a new senior management team.

Before that, she worked at AZ Electronic Materials during the company’s successfully completion of an IPO, when it was listed on the London Stock Exchange within the FTSE 250. Before that, she was Group Financial Controller at HSS Hire.