Helene is Managing Director for SBC Colab FinTech. Originally a commercial banker, Helene is a highly experienced Investment Readiness Consultant, Programme Director and Exited Entrepreneur. She has successfully created and launched the Inaugural Programme of Education and Events for the UK FinTech trade body, Innovate Finance. She is the Lead Fellow on a world-first FinTech Pathway in a Masters in Tech Entrepreneurship Degree for UCL, a visiting Fellow on the Imperial College Business School MSc in Finance, and co-creator and lead delivery partner on the Imperial College FinTech Executive Education Programme. Helene was named a Top 10 Influencer in SME Funding in 2016 and is the author of Business Funding for Dummies.