Baroness Helić is a Member of the UK House of Lords. Her special fields of interest are defence and foreign policy. She has spent most of her working life as a defence and foreign policy advisor. From 2004 – 2010 Baroness Helić was the Senior Adviser to the Rt Hon William Hague, the Shadow Foreign Secretary, and then his Senior Special Adviser when he was Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State from 2010-2015. She was responsible for developing and driving forward foreign policy priorities of the UK Government.