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Senior Management Team


Helen Rackham

Helen Rackham
Helen Rackham

Helen Rackham

Director of Fundraising and Communications

Helen Rackham is the Director of Fundraising and Communications at Lepra, the leading UK-based charity fighting against leprosy. She took up this post in December 2017.  Prior to that Helen has worked at a senior management level for many years, working across a range of sectors including, commercial healthcare, education and the third sector.  Immediately prior to joining Lepra, she spent time as a management consultant working for healthcare organisations with a focus on primary, secondary and urgent healthcare. 

Helen has a degree in Business Management and is an accredited adviser specialising in Leadership and Management.  Qualified in interior design, she started her early career in a national architectural practice. In her spare time, Helen has a keen interest in renovating property, the latest project, developing her family home where she spent her childhood.  

Music is a huge part of her life and she was bought up listening to the sounds of Thelonious Monk, Art Blakey and Max Bygraves….yes really!  She loves to attend live concerts, including attending performances at the world renowned concert hall at Snape Maltings, a stone’s throw from the beautiful Suffolk coast.