Senator Helen Esuene was the Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, former Minister of State for Health, and later Minister of Environment and Housing. She was the Chairman Senate Committee on Women Affairs & Youth development, Member ECOWAS Parliament, Member Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU), Member Standing Committees on Works, Environment, State & Local government, Petitions & Complaints and Member, Ad-hoc Committee on Constitution review 2013.

Helen Esuene took a course in Confidential Secretaryship and Office Management at the Federal Training Centre in Kaduna and started her civil service career as a confidential secretary. Later she did a distance course from the University of Leicester and obtained Msc in Finance.