Russell Reynolds Associates Hires Helena Fyda

Russell Reynolds Associates, a global leadership advisory and search firm, announced that Helena Fyda has joined the firm as a Consultant in the Corporate Officers Practice. Based in Houston, Fyda works closely with C-suite-level executives to help drive greater effectiveness and transformative business partnering for corporate functions, particularly the human resources function.

"Helena brings more than 20 years of human resources, diversity and inclusion, and oil and gas industry experience to the team," said Constantine Alexandrakis, leader of Russell Reynolds Associates' Americas Region. "As Regional Head of Human Resources at one of the world's oil and gas supermajors, her experience advising business leaders and partnering with global teams will bring valuable benefits to our team and pragmatic solutions to our clients."

Prior to Russell Reynolds Associates, Fyda worked for almost two decades at BP, where she was most recently Vice President of Human Resources for BP America. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing more than 14,000 employees and represented the HR function on the BP America Board and the Diversity & Inclusion Council. During her tenure, Fyda worked in both the HR and finance functions, leading change management across several verticals. She also has global experience, having lived and worked in the UK, Russia, India and the United States.

Fyda holds a BA, with honors, in public policy and business management from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland.