Helen Thomas founded her own macroeconomic consulting firm BlondeMoney in 2017. Her team provides expert analysis on financial markets and politics.
BlondeMoney provides Sensible Market Commentary – everything you need to know about financial markets from a global macro perspective.
Before founding BlondeMoney Helen was a Partner at a Global Macro hedge fund and Head of Currency Alpha for State Street Global Advisors. She started her career in Foreign Exchange at Merrill Lynch before going on to work for Societe Generale and SEB. She has also worked in politics as an adviser to former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne during the financial crisis.
Helen holds a degree from Christ Church, Oxford, in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
Helen is a Freeman of the City of London and a board member of CFA UK where she is responsible for their sub-committee on the Value of the Investment Profession.
Helen was lead researcher on the book Masters of Nothing by the MPs Matthew Hancock and Nadhim Zahawi which looked at how human behaviour caused the financial crisis and how to avoid it happening again.