Helen McCarthy


Helen McCarthy is a Director at Trident DMG, where she executes comprehensive communications campaigns, including messaging development, earned media, executive visibility and digital strategy. Helen works with a variety of clients across sectors on a range of issues and has particular experience in the intersection of communications and environmental conservation, climate change and sustainability.

Before her time with Trident DMG, Helen worked at a leading global public relations firm on its Public Affairs team where she focused on issues-based communications. Additionally, Helen was a legislative intern for U.S. Representative Scott Peters, where she researched and synthesized legislation.

Originally from San Diego, California, Helen enjoys many outdoor activities, particularly sailing, hiking and yoga. Helen spent six years as a U.S. Sailing Certified instructor at San Diego Yacht Club.

Helen graduated from Duke University in 2018 with a B.A. in Public Policy and Earth & Ocean Sciences. While at Duke, Helen studied abroad in both Australia and Scotland.