Helen was appointed Director for BBC Radio in April 2013.

She has overall responsibility for BBC Radios 1, 2, 3, 4, and the BBC digital radio stations 1Xtra, 6Music, BBC 4 Extra, and Asian Network.

She also oversees the three BBC orchestras in England, the BBC Singers, and the BBC Proms; classical music & performance television, factual radio and radio drama production are all within her remit, under the Radio production department.

She is a member of the BBC’s Executive Board and is a Director of RAJAR, Digital Radio UK, UK Radioplayer.