Rachel joined IPPR in 2018 and specialises in gender and social policy, devolution and quantitative research methods.
Before joining IPPR Rachel worked on policy and communications at the newly-founded Women’s Equality Party, where she managed the party’s political campaigning. She had previously worked at a social enterprise facilitating public engagement with mental health. Outside of work, she has held various governance roles with Amnesty International.
She holds a first-class honours degree in History from the University of York and recently completed an MSc in Comparative Public Policy at the University of Edinburgh, where her research focused on Matthew effects (or access biases) in childcare use within the UK.