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Helen Fairfoul

Helen Fairfoul

With: UCEA

Role: Chief Executive

Helen has been UCEA Chief Executive since October 2012. She plays a lead role in representing the UK higher education sector in all employment matters, and in the collective negotiations with the sector trade unions in relation to pay and pensions. Helen also leads for UCEA at a European level where she sits on the HE Working Group of the European Social Dialogue in Education.

Contact: Helen

Helen Fairfoul

HE’s got talent: managing the sector’s workforce

The challenge of sustaining an effective and flexible workforce will be covered by Professor Sir Ian Diamond in his review of efficiency in higher education. Ahead of the launch of Sir Ian’s report, Helen Fairfoul of the Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) looks at how universities are approaching talent management.