Helen Goulden

Ms Helen Goulden

Chief Executive, The Young Foundation

Helen is Chief Executive at The Young Foundation, leading a multi-disciplinary team of researchers, innovators and investors to support stronger communities across the UK. In 2019, Helen launched the new Institute for Community Studies; creating a platform for institutions to better understand – and more equitably involve - local communities. Prior to joining The Young Foundation, Helen spent nine years at Nesta as Executive Director, supporting, funding and scaling innovation in the arts, civil society, government and education sectors. She is a trustee of Big Education.