SPECIALIST CONSULTANT IN DIGITAL LEADERSHIP, INCLUSION & SKILLS
Rachel was previously Director of Skills and Partnerships at Doteveryone, the digital organisation founded by Baroness Martha Lane Fox to address the social and moral issues created by the internet age. In addition to leading its work on digital skills and transformation, Rachel also managed Doteveryone’s strategic partnerships with organisations including the BBC, BT, Google, Lloyds Banking Group and Sage. From 2014–16 Rachel was Chief Executive of the digital skills charity Go ON UK, which merged with Doteveryone in April 2016. Prior to that she was Digital Leader and Head of Profession for Digital at the Department of Health, responsible for digital strategy, policy and transformation.
Rachel has extensive senior leadership experience in the public, private and not-for- profit sectors in the UK and internationally. She is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars, a frequent judge of digital awards and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA). From 2013–16 Rachel was Chair of Digital Leaders (www.digileaders.com), the UK’s premier platform for expert opinion and networking on digital transformation, and is now a non-executive member of the Advisory Board under the new Chair Lord Francis Maude. She is also a non-executive member of the Digital.Health London Advisory Board (http://digitalhealth.london/).
Rachel was voted 20th in Computer Weekly’s list of 50 Most Influential Women in IT 2016 (http://www.computerweekly.com/news/450298538/Computer-Weekly-announces-the-50-most-influential-women-in-UK-IT-2016).
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