Helen Heap – deputy chair

Helen is a social investor and the founder and CEO of Seebohm Hill, a Liverpool-based social investment consultancy. She spent more than two decades working in the financial services industry as an analyst, equity salesperson and investor, mostly specialising in Japanese equities.

Since 2011 Helen has worked with social organisations, social investors and other funders in roles involving the measurement and reporting of social value, investment due diligence and research of the social finance market.

She has co-authored reports and a book on social finance and has undertaken detailed research on the social economy of the Liverpool City Region and northwest England. Helen is an experienced presenter on social investment and social enterprise and is a Visiting Fellow of the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy, Practice and Place at the University of Liverpool.
She is a non-executive director of Lydiate Learning Trust, a trustee of Local Solutions, an independent panel member of the Liverpool City Region Strategic Investment Fund and a member of the LCR Social and Solidarity Economy Reference Panel.

Helen is a co-founder and deputy chair of Kindred.