Rachel is a former headteacher with experience of working across the primary and secondary phases. Her most recent post in education (2014-2018) was as Head of English for the Medical Tuition Service in West Berkshire, working with children who were out of mainstream provision due to a variety of physical and mental health needs.

Since 2011, Rachel has pursued a portfolio career in regulation. She was a non-executive director for the Advertising Standards Authority between 2011 and 2018 (serving as Deputy Chair between 2015 and 2018). She currently works for a number of different regulators, including the Nursing and Midwifery Council, the Architects Registration Board, The Portman Group and Health Education England.

Rachel joined the Board of Trustees at Prior’s Court in July 2020.