Rachel Decelis

Senior Manager, Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG)

KPMG in Malta

Rachel is a chemist and chartered environmentalist, having 16 years’ experience in sustainability. She joined KPMG in 2022 as Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) lead, after having worked in both the environmental consultancy and regulatory sectors. Throughout her career, Rachel has worked with Government entities and companies in various sectors, including in construction, waste management, energy, and manufacturing. Her specialisations include climate change, environmental permitting, reporting, and auditing, as well as air quality monitoring and impact assessment.

Rachel is also a skilled trainer and communicator, having lectured at various levels in academic settings, and published articles online and in print.

At KPMG in Malta, Rachel leads the ESG function. She leads ESG projects and supports various teams in developing and delivering ESG services to clients, including by providing technical input and specialist advice. She also conducts internal and external training on ESG, and acts as ESG champion for the firm. Rachel also forms part of KPMG’s global ESG specialist resources, and is the Climate and Net Zero lead for a sub-region of KPMG across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

  • Chemicals and Performance Technologies
  • Climate Change and Sustainability
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA), Henley Business School, Distinction

  • MSc in Chemistry, University of Malta, Merit

  • BSc (Hons) in Chemistry & Biology, University of Malta, First Class

  • Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv)

  • Full Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (MIEMA)

  • Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC)