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'''Helen Louise Smith''' (b. July 1976) was announced as [[The Severn Valley Railway in preservation#General_Manager|General Manager]] of both SVR(H) and the Guarantee Company on 11 October 2019, in succession to [[Nick Ralls]]. She was born in Yorkshire.
==Prior to the SVR==
Helen was previously Deputy Director at the Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset. Her earlier roles were as General Manager at The Fusilier Museum in Bury and Operations Director at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham.<ref>SVR NBI</ref>
She graduated in 1997 from the University College of Ripon and York St John as a Bachelor in Communication Arts, and in 2001 obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from the University of Huddersfield<ref>LinkedIn profile</ref>.
[[The Severn Valley Railway in preservation#General_Manager|SVR General Managers]]
[https://www.svrlive.com/copy-of-svr-holdings-board SVR Senior Management team on SVR Live]
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