Helen Sheppard

Helen Sheppard

Sustainability Director


United Kingdom

Helen joined RX in January 2022 to lead sustainability globally with a focus on implementing the Net Zero Carbon Events commitments. She is an experienced sustainability leader, having worked at RELX for the ten years prior to joining RX.

During her time with the RELX corporate responsibility team, she was responsible for human rights, engagement on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including the management of the RELX SDG Resource Centre, and advancing inclusion and diversity. She launched a flagship woman in technology mentoring programme to improve diversity in the growing technology workforce.

She led RELX’s modern slavery statement commitments including living wage assessments and conducted human rights due diligence for the business. She is experienced in ESG (Environmental, Social Governance) indices and benchmarks and has increased transparency in corporate reporting. Helen is a fellow of the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability and holds an MSC in Development Studies from Birkbeck, University of London.

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Key Takeaways – Reflections From an Organiser

02/01/2024 | 11:10 - 11:40 | Grand Ballroom - Anantara Hotel Lobby Level