About us Meet the team Board of trustees Helen Butler Helen works full time for North West based Awarding Organisation, Ascentis. She has worked for the organisation since leaving university and has been in her current role as Qualification Development Manager since 2009. Her main areas of responsibility are employability qualifications, progression awards and various vocational qualifications including a large portfolio in construction. She attends many educational forums and funding workshops and has an interest in vocational qualifications to improve skills to get people into employment or further training.Helen has completed her Level 5 qualification in Leadership and Management which she completed in 2015. In her spare time she enjoys road cycling, travel and live music.