Rachel is a public health professional, with nearly five years of experience in public health, including community health centres, academic institutions, and international organisations. She joined Urban Foresight from the World Intellectual Property Organization, in Geneva, where she led projects related to the intersection of IP with global health, climate change and food security. She started her career as a research consultant in healthcare, creating Stakeholder Engagement Studios to enhance patient-centred outcomes research.
Her passion is global health, ignited by living abroad in both Samoa and Chile. She is trained in statistical analysis and software, and enjoys using qualitative methods in community settings. She recently used digital storytelling to fundraise and campaign for an organisation that supports refugees and asylum seekers in the North East.
She holds a Master’s in Public Health from Newcastle University and a Bachelor of Science with a focus on Global Health from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.