Profile of Helen Vines

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About Helen Vines

Helen Vines is a trainer, facilitator and social enterprise business adviser. She has experience of delivering social enterprise and social accounting support across much of the South West, in addition to hands-on experience of running a social enterprise, being a founder director and company secretary of CEU Ltd for 13 years.

Helen runs VINESWORKS, delivering training, facilitation, evaluation services, business advice and support to those in the social economy and supporters of it. Helen is the South West Regional Co-ordinator for SAN.

Helen's previous roles included community appraisals work, community development roles, habitat management and IT systems analysis. She has worked in the private, public and voluntary sector.

Social Accounting & Audit, and associated, skills and experience.

Clients – for audit panel chairing:

Clients – for delivery of social accounting training, workshops and events (2000 onwards)

ArtShape Ltd, North Cornwall Sure Start Teams, West Devon CVS's, Somerset Information and Guidance Network (SIGN), Learning and Skills Council Devon and Cornwall, Baring Foundation, Somerset County Council, Learning and Skills Council Somerset – (LIF), Somerset Food Links, Somerset Specialist Health Promotion Service, DTA Wales (on behalf of Communities First Support Network), National Council for Voluntary Service, Bristol Area Community Enterprise Network (BACEN), CATAPAULT (Tredegar Development Trust), Cylch (Wales Community Recycling Network) – work carried out under UKSAN banner, Zebra Collective.