Helen O’Brien joined Energy Exemplar in September 2018. With extensive international experience as a senior level Human Resources professional Helen specialises in Strategic Human Resources Management and Global Organisation Development. Helen holds global leadership experience in publicly listed, privately owned and Private Equity investment companies in industry sectors such as manufacturing, mining services, retail banking and higher education.

Helen’s professional background includes general management of Marketing, Finance and IT teams which brings a broad and diverse level of insight to her Human Resources portfolio. She also has Board experience at Director and Chairperson level within the not for profit sector and consulting experience in Strategic Planning, Change Management, Employee Engagement, Cultural Alignment and Employment Branding.

Outside of Energy Exemplar Helen and her husband run a commercial vineyard in South Australia’s beautiful Barossa Valley and moonlights as a radio presenter on Community Radio.