Dr Helena Lim is an independent researcher and consultant with over 20 years of experience in UK higher education. She has held senior roles at Southampton Solent University and the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and is the founder of the UK and Ireland Higher Education Institutional Research (HEIR) Network and Co-Convenor of the European Association for Institutional Research Special Interest on Institutional Research for Management Decision Support. Her research interests have focused on student learning, the experiences of diverse learner groups, staff and student perceptions and experiences of curricula, and business modelling of student enrollment and retention. She has presented at national and international conferences and is regularly invited to deliver keynote presentations and workshops. She continues to publish in the area of pedagogy and has recently co-authored a chapter on UK higher education in an international volume on Democratizing Higher Education. Helena is a Principal Fellow of the HEA as recognition for her contribution to leading innovation in learning and teaching in the UK and internationally.