is an Associate Professor in Strategy and International Business in the Department of Management and Marketing, the University of Melbourne. She is the Director of the Centre for Asian Business and Economics (CABE) in the University of Melbourne. Her research work has been nominated and awarded at international conferences including the Academy of Management (AOM), Academy of International Business (AIB), Strategic Management Society (SMS), among others. She has also been awarded Deans' Prize for Exceptional Distinction in Research and several Deans’ Certificates for Research Excellence and for Teaching Excellence at the University of Melbourne. In addition, Helen was appointed as an Honorary Research Fellow at Monash University, where she obtained her PhD in international business.
Helen's research interests are corporate governance with focuses on board of directors, ownership structure, initial public offerings, and internationalization of Asian firms. Her work has been published in Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies,
and Journal of Management Studies,
among others. She currently serves on the editorial review boards of Asia Pacific Journal of Management
and Management and Organization Review,
and as a guest editor of an upcoming special issue of Global Strategy Journal.
She is also a regular commentator on Sky News, SBS and China Radio International.