Rachel is an experienced sustainability consultant dedicated to helping companies and investors improve their social and environmental sustainability performance.
She has over seven years’ experience advising a diverse range of clients in sectors including consumer goods, retail, health, finance and the built environment on sustainability and ESG strategy development, implementation and reporting. Rachel leads on Sancroft’s human rights work, supporting clients to understand and assess their human rights risks and develop the necessary tools and due diligence frameworks to prevent and address human rights violations.
She is a member of Social Responsibility Alliance’s Slavery & Trafficking Risk Template Development Committee. This open-source self-assessment questionnaire is used by thousands of companies and their suppliers around the world to uncover and eliminate human rights risks in their supply chain and comply with growing regulatory requirements.
Prior to Sancroft, Rachel worked at a social impact strategy consultancy supporting non profits, philanthropists and businesses, including Facebook, Gap Inc and MTV, to advance their missions in areas such as gender equality, global health and financial inclusion.
Rachel has a first-class degree in History from Durham University where she focused on modern Africa, and an MSc in Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability from Birkbeck, University of London.
In her spare time she rows at Lea RC in Hackney.