With over 30 years in the region, Rachel has worked with a multitude of both public and private entities throughout the UAE. Currently serving as the Executive Director for the Global Compact Network UAE, hosted by the World Green Economy Organization, Rachel is an expert in stakeholder management, marketing and communications, project management and sustainability.

Through her role at the Global Compact Network UAE and as the Regional Chair for the MENA Region, Rachel is advancing the adoption of the UN Global Compact Ten Principles and the Sustainable Development Goals by mobilizing the private sector.

She has previously worked in the private sector for an SME and in a semi-government think-tank, facilitating the transition to a green economy. Her career path includes involvement in key projects such as CO2 inventories for both UAE as a country and corporate entities, corporate sustainability reporting, establishing both annual and monthly knowledge products and awareness campaigns. 

Rachel has a number of professional certifications all complementing her Business and Sustainability degree from the University of Leeds.