Helen Szamuely was born in Moscow, then the Soviet Union and educated in Hungary, Ghana and the UK. She has a First in History from the University of Leeds and a D.Phil from the University of Oxford. She is a researcher in the House of Lords and Head of Research for the Bruges Group, Britain's leading eurosceptic think-tank as well as being one of the best known bloggers on the right. She was co-founder of the EU Referendum blog and now runs her own, Your Freedom and Ours, as well as editing the Conservative History Journal website. Helen broadcasts regularly on the BBC Russian Service and has written for the New Culture Forum, the Salisbury Review, Standpoint and the Social Affairs Forum.