Masters of the Bench
Ms Helen Mahy CBE
Full Title: Ms Helen Mahy CBECategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 9.7.2020
Call Date: 29.7.1982
Helen is chair of The Renewables Infrastructure Group, a FTSE 250 investment company, and a non executive director of SSE plc, where she chairs the Safety, Health and Environment Advisory Committee. She is also an Equality and Human Rights Commissioner. She co chairs the Employers Social Mobility Alliance and is a patron of the Social Mobility Business Partnership.
Helen was formerly Group Company Secretary and General Counsel of National Grid Plc.
She has also served on the boards of Aga Rangemaster Group Plc, Stagecoach Group Plc, SVG Capital Plc, MedicX Fund Ltd (where she was chair) and Primary Health Properties Plc (where she was deputy chair). She is also a former chair of the General Counsel 100 Group.
Helen was an elected member of the Bar Council (2005-7) and a member of its General Management Committee in 2005 and 6. She also served on the Employed Barristers Committee and was its co chair in 2006.
Helen was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2015, for services to business and voluntary service particularly to the legal profession and diversity in the workplace.