Helen Ryan

Helen has worked as an academic lawyer and head of department in the higher education sector for nearly 25 years. She has worked with children and young people from all backgrounds and has supported and tutored individuals in prison and other secure environments. Prior to leaving her Welsh hometown in 2005 Helen worked for a children’s charity offering counselling and support to homeless young people and others in difficulty, which she found a hugely rewarding experience. She is also a trained mediator.