Rachel lives in Dundrum, Northern Ireland and works as an Arts Officer for Down District Council. Her work involves managing and programming Down Arts Centre with a colleague. Previous employment includes management of Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast. Additional current roles include Vice Chair of Replay Theatre Company and committee member of Happenstance Theatre Company. Previously a Board Member for the Northern Irish Theatre Association and a member of the Northern Irish Committee for Voluntary Arts Ireland. Rachel is a Fellow on the Clore Leadership Programme 2012/13, supported by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
Rachel is interested in gaining an understanding of how leadership can shape and drive an innovative and experimental cross-disciplinary process, and bring artists and institutions together to work on a shared agenda.