Rachel is responsible for promoting, enhancing and protecting the firm’s reputation with colleagues, clients and communities. Rachel leads KPMG UK’s communications, external affairs, corporate responsibility, ESG corporate reporting, Inclusion, Diversity & Equity and Culture, Wellbeing & Engagement teams. As part of this, she oversees KPMG UK’s relationships with key stakeholders including government, the media, our charitable partners and wider stakeholders.
Before KPMG UK, Rachel was a senior civil servant, latterly working in No.10 and the Cabinet Office as Principal Private Secretary to the Cabinet Secretary. She is a former Chair and patron group member of Access Accountancy, a charity that seeks to widen access to the accounting profession and sits on the advisory council of the Patchwork Foundation.
Master's degree in International Law and International Relations, Lancaster University
CBE for contributions to public service
Brand and reputation management
Corporate responsibility assurance and reporting