Helen Moulinos is the Chief Executive at POhWER, Britain’s largest human rights advocacy Charity. POhWER was established in 1996 by a group of people with disabilities who were fighting social injustice and challenges in their lives. POhWER still operates with these roots at the heart of everything it does; supporting marginalised, vulnerable, and socially excluded people through its charitable work. In 2020, POhWER reached 300,000+ people nationally ensuring their rights were upheld and they were empowered to make independent choices.
Over a 27 year career, Helen has held senior positions the Charity Sector for Marie Curie, Stonewall, Age UK, Alzheimer’s Society and The Children’s Society and the private sector for Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Banking Group and HSBC focused on multi-faceted complex change resulting from Innovation, Strategy Development, Restructuring, Fundraising, Joint Ventures, Consortiums, Partnerships and Mergers and Acquisitions.
Helen is an innovative commercial professional with international Private and Third Sector experience of transforming institutions through strategy, cultural change, investment, and partnership projects. Highly motivated and driven by a passion to deliver sustainable change to address inequality in society.
Helen has always been an active human rights advocate, believing in the power of an individual’s diversity and right to a live a dignified independent life. She has campaigned for change in Human Rights, HIV/AIDS community, LGBT+ Rights, Mental Health over the last 30 years in the USA and United Kingdom.
Helen lives with depression, dyslexia and following on from 9/11 terrorist act in New York inherited hearing loss and PTSD. Her passion is to empower people to live independent lives, to embrace the power of diversity and persuade powerful institutions to drive societal change towards a fairer equitable society.
Helen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Studies from Hofstra University and Masters of Science degree in Finance from Baruch City University of New York. Helen has lived in Britain since 2001 and calls North London her home where she re-located from New York City. She is a keen cook, avid traveller, and aspiring yogi.