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Helen Nakhwal

A qualified Chartered Management Accountant, Helen is an experienced arts and charity finance professional having headed up the finance function at Leeds Playhouse for 10 years. She joins the Leeds 2023 team as Head of Finance and Operations.

Helen is also currently the Finance Director of Pilot Theatre and a Director and Honorary Treasurer of Yorkshire and Humber Visual Arts Network. Prior to her current work, Helen has held the lead finance role at Birmingham Rep, The Tetley in Leeds and Theatre Royal Wakefield. She graduated from Leeds University with a degree in French and Russian.