Helen Harrison was Human Resources Director for an international public publishing company and later an independent learning and development consultant, including executive coaching. She grew up in the Ebbw valley and has known a stretch on the lower half of the river Usk all her life.  Now a co-riparian owner, Helen is also the Deputy Chairman for Usk Fishing Association.  She is not an angler and recognises the Wye and Usk Foundation has a beneficial part to play in improving the general environment of the river Usk to the benefit of flora, fauna and humans.