Helen Archibald

Chief Operating Officer



Helen joined Thorntons at the start of 2016 as Chief Operating Officer.  As Thornton’s first COO, Helen leads operations, working closely with the Managing Partners, focusing on strategy implementation and organisational performance.  Helen is not new to the firm, having previously worked at Thorntons for five years as Director of Human Resources before leaving in 2009 for the education sector where she was Assistant Principal at Dundee and Angus College.  Helen’s career started in the leisure sector where she spent 12 years as a General Manager working for large cinema chains across Ireland, England and Scotland. She is also a non-executive Director at Caledonia Housing Association.