Helen Protheroe

Helen is a professional fundraiser for arts and cultural organisations. Director of Development for LAMDA, Helen's has also fundraised for the Design Museum, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, The Royal Opera House, Wales Millennium Centre, the Cardiff Chamber of Commerce and a number of other Wales based arts companies. Helen was a trustee for NoFit State until Summer 2014.

The ethos of inclusion is what drew her to circus. Her proudest moment as Trustee was seeing the company achieve regular funding from the Arts Council of Wales, Arts Council England, significant support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Catalyst programme and make substantial progress in raising the money required to redevelop the Four Elms church hall into a new base for NoFit State. Her greatest personal achievement as a Trustee was to finally learn to climb a rope after many years of trying…