Helen Elizabeth Burdett

Head Of Technology For Earth at World Economic Forum

Helen Elizabeth Burdett has an extensive work experience in various roles and organizations. Helen Elizabeth currently serves as the Head of Technology for Earth at the World Economic Forum since April 2023. Prior to this, they were the Head of Technology Strategy, Center for Nature and Climate at the same organization from October 2022 to April 2023. From October 2021 to October 2022, they worked as the Head of Circular Economy at the World Economic Forum. Before joining the World Economic Forum, Helen worked at Globality, Inc. as a Director from September 2018 to December 2019. During their time at Globality, they played a crucial role in the company's growth and expansion. From May 2016 to September 2018, they served as the Product Manager + Segment Lead for Consulting (Strategy, Innovation, Energy, and Social Impact) at Globality. Prior to that, they worked at Deloitte Consulting as a Senior Consultant - Strategy & Operations from June 2010 to May 2016. Helen's work at Deloitte involved serving various public and private sector clients, including USAID, World Bank, U.S. Navy, and USPS. Additionally, they gained research experience as a Geoscience, Geoarchaeology and Paleoecology Research Assistant at the National Science Foundation (NSF) from May 2010 to June 2011. Overall, Helen Elizabeth Burdett has a strong background in strategy, operations, technology, and circular economy, with a focus on driving sustainable and impactful initiatives.

Helen Elizabeth Burdett has a diverse education history that has prepared their for a range of academic and professional pursuits. Helen Elizabeth completed their undergraduate studies at Georgetown University, where they earned a degree in SFS Science, Technology and International Affairs. During their time at Georgetown, Helen focused their studies on the concentration of Environment & Energy, and also obtained a certificate in Justice & Peace Studies. Helen Elizabeth'sthesis explored the field of International Law.

Prior to attending Georgetown, Helen attended St. Paul's School, where they graduated Magna Cum Laude with Distinctions in Science and Humanities. This educational experience provided a strong foundation in both scientific and humanities studies.

Additionally, Helen pursued studies in Computer Science at Montana State University-Bozeman, although the specific degree obtained from this institution is not mentioned.

Overall, Helen Elizabeth Burdett's education history reflects their wide-ranging interests in fields such as science, technology, international affairs, and computer science.



  • Head Of Technology For Earth

    April, 2023 - present

  • Head Technology Strategy Center For Nature And Climate

    October, 2022

  • Head Of Circular Economy

    October, 2021

  • Lead Circular Economy Innovation Scale360°

    January, 2020