As Head of Analysis at Enova SF, a Norwegian state owned company leveraging public funds to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, develop of energy and climate technology and strengthen security of supply, Helle is managing a team of analysts serving as the internal hub for generating facts and insights.
As Associate Research Scientist at Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (F&ES) from 2015 to 2018, Helle led the "Feasibility of Renewable Thermal Technologies in Connecticut" research project in partnership with the Connecticut Green Bank and the Yale Center for Business and the Environment. She was instrumental in establishing and coordinating the Renewable Thermal Alliance.
Prior to F&ES, Helle held management positions at Enova SF managing a team of six professionals designing financial support strategies and programs to promote investments in energy efficiency in buildings and renewable thermal technologies.
Helle's professional interests cover different aspects of regulations, market mechanisms and incentives applied to the energy industry. She has been hands on designing incentives to electrify transportation and heating. Her international experience includes management, consulting and research activities in private as well as governmental organizations.
Helle holds a Masters equivalent of Science in Business (Siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration from 1995.