Helen Giles is Managing Director of Real People, a social enterprise HR consultancy, and combines this with being HR Director of Broadway, a leading provider of services supporting homeless people.
They have been listed in the Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies for four years. They’ve won numerous awards for excellence in people management practice, and hold Investors in People Gold status. Helen won the Personnel Today HR Director of the Year Award in 2008 and was awarded an MBE for services to HR and homeless people. She’s been included in HR Magazine’s Most Influential HR Practitioners list for the last five years and is a regular columnist for Inside Housing and a member of the magazine’s ‘Ask The Experts’ panel.