Ms Helen SO

Policy Researcher, Our Hong Kong Foundation, HK

Helen So is a Policy Researcher in the field of Arts Innovation at Our Hong Kong Foundation. She co-authored Hong Kong’s first policy advocacy paper that acknowledges and calls attention to the inclusive, non-discriminatory, and preventative agency of arts in Hong Kong, with recommendations for a more concerted government effort in making arts a solution for health and wellbeing while fostering a more inclusive society. Helen has been invited to speak about her research in conferences both local and abroad.

An avid arts advocate, Helen's public service includes various advisory roles appointed by the Hong Kong Government: she currently serves as Member of the Advisory Committee on Arts Development, and Member of the Museum Advisory Committee. Helen holds a Master of Studies (MSt) in Musicology & Ethnomusicology at St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford; she is a cellist and continues to perform today.