Helen F. Sneddon studied Natural Sciences at Christ’s College, Cambridge, and obtained her PhD from the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Professor Steven V. Ley. Following postdoctoral studies at the University of California, Irvine, with Professor Larry Overman, she joined GSK in Stevenage, UK in 2007. While at GSK, she has developed a particular interest in Green Chemistry as applied to the Pharmaceutical Industry, including solvent and reagent selection, metrics, and the development of more efficient transformations. She is currently on the editorial board of the journal Green Chemistry and on the editorial advisory board of the journal ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. She is an author of over 50 peer-reviewed publications, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, and a visiting professor of Sustainable Chemistry at the University of Nottingham.