As a Vice President for Validant, Helm is responsible for project and personnel management associated with critical initiatives within leading Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology organizations.

Working exclusively within these FDA-regulated Life Sciences industries, Helm partners directly with each Client’s technical leadership to deploy the most appropriate mix of tactical and strategic consulting resources for any phase of the product lifecycle. Ranging from a single Subject Matter Expert to matrixed groups across multiple divisions, these resources work side-by-side with each client’s teams to support the planning and execution of critical quality systems, product development, manufacturing, engineering, and cGMP regulatory compliance activities.

Before joining Validant, Helm held positions of increasing responsibility within Research, Technical Recruitment and Business Development for Harvey Nash, a UK based executive search and professional recruitment firm serving clients in Europe, Asia, and the U.S. With over 30 offices worldwide, Harvey Nash provides specialized executive search, IT professional services and IT staffing to clients in the technology, finance and banking, health care, manufacturing, and government sectors.

Helm holds a Bachelors Degree in International Affairs and Business from the University of Colorado at Boulder.