Helena
Channon-Wells
Former Research Coordinator; Global Adolescent Mental Health

After the MBRG

In June 2022, Helena became the Innovation and Business Partnerships Manager for Social Sciences at the University of Oxford.

While at the MBRG

Helena was a Research Coordinator focusing on Global Adolescent Mental Health at the University of Oxford. She was part of the Accelerating Achievement for Africa’s Adolescent Hub. The Hub is a partnership between international organisations, African governments, and African and UK universities, and is funded by the UK Research and Innovations Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). She was also responsible for coordinating Safeguarding implementation across the Hub. 

Helena holds an MSc in Psychology from the University of Surrey (2018) and a BA (Hons) in Anthropology from the University of Cambridge (2012). Previously, she has worked as a Project Manager in the Communications industry across advertising, psychology based organisational transformation, and internal communications consultancy, and as an Assistant Psychologist for NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).