Helen graduated from Edinburgh University in 1996 with an MA Honours in History of Art. From 1997 to 2004 she worked for Hall & Knight Ltd, dealers and agents in European Art, in London and New York. During this period she coordinated several international exhibitions and Fairs. Helen became part of the Business Development and Client Advisory team at Christie's in 2004, assisting VIP Private and Corporate clients on the dispersal and acquisition of works of art through auction.
Helen founded Macintyre Art Advisory in 2007
identifying the need for a discreet and professional art advisory service for Private and Corporate clients, from Old Masters and Impressionists to Modern and Contemporary works of art.
Helen won Art Advisor of the Year in 2009 at the Spears Wealth Management Awards.