Our People

Our People


Human Synergistics/UK Limited and Human Synergistics InterConnext Limited

Helen leads our UK and Ireland operation and develops and facilitates our UK and EMEA accreditation workshops. Helen and her team proudly serve both the business and academic communities. Clients include the public, private, and not-for-profit organisations, human resource and organisational development professionals, internal and external consultants, and educational institutions.

Helen joined HS/UK in February 2006 to open our UK office which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Human Synergistics International. She has worked with Human Synergistics full suite of instruments for over 17 years, and brings with her a wealth of experience gained from working for Human Synergistics and from her consulting background.

In 2009, on behalf of Human Synergistics International, Helen commenced the set up of our Human Synergistics InterConnext companies and is spearheading the development of various projects for the company across EMEA.

Prior to working for Human Synergistics/UK, Helen owned her own Consulting Business and held various internal positions in Project and Operations Management and Business Development Consulting. Her most recent role was working for a Global Compliance Business as Group Marketing and Organisational Development Manager.

Helen has worked in the UK, Africa and The Netherlands, undertaking consulting projects with clients in various industries which include Compliance, a Charitable Trust, Education, Financial Services, Housing, Pharmaceuticals, Stock Broking, Waste Management and Utilities. She has also trained several hundred accredited practitioners and facilitated workshops in the UK, India, France, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates.

Educated in the UK and The Netherlands, Helen holds a BA (Hons) in Tourism Management & Marketing, and an MSc in International Business, specialising in Cross-Cultural negotiations and Culture. Helen is a Chartered Marketer.


Robert A. Cooke, Ph.D.
CEO and Director of Human Synergistics International

J. Clayton Lafferty, Ph.D.
Founder of Human Synergistics International

Janet Szumal, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate

Lorraine F. Lafferty, Ph.D.
former Chairman and CEO