Rachel is Founder and Managing Director of Vanilla Ventures, a consultancy firm providing people development, business strategy and innovation services to the public and non-profit sectors.

Before setting up Vanilla Ventures, Rachel held positions of Director and Chief Executive in a range of non-profit organisations.

Through her work with charities, government agencies, and multi-agency partnerships, Rachel's technique of combining a high level of support with a high level of challenge has enabled her to establish a reputation for delivering unique, high-impact people development work.k.