Helen Nicholson has been called “The Networking Queen” by many of her clients. She is the director of The Networking Company, specialising in teaching people to Master the art of business networking.
She has recently published the business best seller: “Networking- How to get your black belt in business success”
Helen lived in the Middle East for five years where she developed and sold her own successful business in Dubai before returning to South Africa. She also gained international corporate experience in the IT industry, co-ordinating the marketing Middle East operation for Novell.
On her return to SA, Helen consulted and lectured at Wits Business School. Helen has a bimonthly regular column in the Star Newspaper on the power of Business Networking.
Helen is a passionate South African and thrives on the meaningful work she does as a consultant in the area of leadership development. Her clients include Nedbank, FNB, JD Group, Travelport, Citadel, Investec, Ernst & Young, RMB & Old Mutual. Helen is a mentor at Black Shanduka Umbrellas for aspiring young businesspeople and is a founding member of the Professional Speakers Association of South Africa. She is a single mother of identical twin girls, and is an avid reader and runner.
Helen ran the New York Marathon in 2011 and said it was one of her greatest achievements.