Helen Tubb leads ICF’s policy implementation and programmes (PIP) in Europe. Her career spans 22 years, initially running European Social Fund programmes for UK government, moving onto designing and executing EU programmes for the European Commission (EC). She is currently director for the EC Mutual Learning Services Framework Contract and mutual learning programme for European public employment services, and offers technical expertise to a wider set of programmes and stakeholders.
Helen is a recognised specialist in mutual and peer-based learning techniques and methodologies to enable public organisations to learn from each other and share good practice with the view to improving policy-making and implementation, organisational performance and ultimately policy outcomes. She is also highly experienced in running large-scale public programmes, involving network management, event design and organization, grant management, capacity-building and communication.
In her ICF leadership role, Helen is responsible for a team 40+ PIP specialists who cover a wide range of functional and technical areas and have experience with European institutions as well as UK government. She is also able to mobilise networks of multi-disciplinary and multi-national experts from across Europe to support the design and delivery of bespoke programmes.