Co-founder & Strategy Lead
Helena is a peacebuilding professional with over a decade of experience advising and working with civil society actors and multi-lateral organisations in conflict contexts and polarized environments. She specializes in the integration of digital technology and innovation processes to peace processes and civic dialogues, and in understanding how conflict drivers show up in digital spaces. She has published and spoken on these subject matters extensively. She is also an Advisor on Digital Technologies and Mediation to the United Nations Mediation Support Unit and an Ashoka Fellow. Helena previously served on the Boards of Elva Community Engagement, International Alert, ImpactHub Barcelona and the Stand-by Task Force, and currently serves on the Boards of Public Sentiment and Digital Peace Now. She holds a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University and a Masters in Public Policy (Economics) from Princeton University.