MSc Economics (Distinction), University College London, 2010
BSc Economics (1st Class), University College London, 2007
Helen is Deputy Director of the IFS and Head of the Tax sector. She is chair of the Royal Economic Society’s Communications Committee.
Her main research interests are the effects of the tax system on individuals and firms behaviour and the design of tax policy. Her recent research also includes work on the drivers of firm investment and the UK productivity puzzle. She is Tolley's 2018 Tax Personality of the year. Helen joined the IFS in 2007.