Rachel was previously the Global Head of People, Performance and Culture for KPMG (from 2009 – 2017) and a member of the KPMG Global Management Team (GMT).  Rachel who is from the UK is now based in Johannesburg having previously been on assignment to Croatia, Switzerland and Hong Kong.

Rachel is a qualified chartered accountant and became a partner in 2000. She is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.

Rachel is an active participant in a number of key inclusion and diversity and social responsibility agendas. She is Chair of Minds@Work, a UK based charity championing mental health in the workplace and an Ambassador for Blue Skies (a charity focused on supporting children with autism and their families).  She is an advisory member of the Conference Board’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Centre and an Advisory Council member of the Prince of Wales’ Accounting for Sustainability Project.

A keen tennis fan, Rachel is also a Board member of the UK’s tennis governing body – the Lawn Tennis Association.