Helen Denyer

Advisory Board Member

Helen Denyer lived and worked in Ghana for 3 years with the African Gifted Foundation.

During the first year she was their Project Manager leading the team on the ground in setting up the African Science Academy (an all-girls pe-University for gifted students from across Africa with a passion for Maths and Science) and then worked the latter two years as their Finance and Admin Manager.

Helen has had extensive experience working with small scale grass-roots charities. She took a gap year in 2011 between school and university, this was the first time she visited Ghana for 3 months to work at a primary school with a local charity.

During the year she also worked with charities in Madagascar, Nepal and Thailand. She returned to Ghana during her summer holidays in 2013 with Global Giving UK as an Impact Assessor volunteer, during this trip she visited 8 partner projects across the country. Helen has a degree from Cambridge in Archaeology and Anthropology (2012-2015).

In pursuit of further education, Helen has just started a Masters in Global Health and Development at University College London.