Helen Thomas, CFA
CEO - BlondeMoney
Helen, who was appointed to the society board in 2016, chairs the society’s value of the investment profession sub-committee. She was previously chair of the continuing education and committee, founded the FX special interest group and is a member of the women’s network.
Helen is currently CEO of her own company BlondeMoney, prior to which she was head of active discretionary currency at State Street Global Advisors. Before that, she was a partner at the global macro fund ABD Investment Management LLP.
Helen worked for thirteen years in foreign exchange at a number of investment banks, including Societe Generale and Merrill Lynch. She also spent time working in politics, as an advisor to George Osborne and as a Research Fellow at the think tank Policy Exchange.