Hélène is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Exploration Company, which aims to democratize space exploration. Before launching The Exploration Company, Hélène served for a number of years as VP Orion European Service Module at Airbus Defence and Space. Previously within Airbus, Helene held the position of Head of Innovation where she grew a portfolio of 20+ new profitable businesses.
Privately, Hélène invests in tech startups and serves as a Senior Adviser of Red River West VC and as a Board Member of startups in the US, China and the EU. She co-founded the Microbiome Foundation and is an Anchor Partner at Yunus Social Business.