Helen is the Global Head of Publications at Costello Medical Consulting, overseeing the publications work delivered by teams across the UK, US and Asia, as well as the personal and career development of the medical writers themselves. Her focus is on ensuring that projects are delivered to the highest possible quality and that the team are at the forefront of the latest industry developments, such as the development of digital content and patient engagement.
Helen became a Medical Writer in 2013 following a PhD and post-doctoral research in biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, and training as a Clinical Geneticist in an NHS lab. Helen holds the Certified Medical Publication Professional™ (CMPP™) credential from the International Society for Medical Publications Professionals (ISMPP), an Advanced Certificate in Medical Writing from EMWA, and serves as a member of the EMWA Professional Development Committee. She also delivers guest lectures on the University of Cambridge Therapeutic Sciences MPhil course on Medical Communication.