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Rachel is an Economic Analyst working across IPPR Scotland and the Economy team.

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 an MSc with Distinction in Comparative Public Policy from the University of Edinburgh and a first-class honours degree in History from the University of York. 

Rachel on BBC Scotland

Rachel discusses economic policy ahead of the 2019 General Election Scottish Leaders Debate