Rachel is the Managing Director for APAC for D2 Legal Technology. Having worked as a lawyer in investment banking in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo for over 20 years, Rachel returned to Sydney in 2014 where her roles have included General Counsel at Magellan Financial Group, and Head of Derivatives at Challenger.
Prior to that Rachel was an Executive Director and Senior Counsel at Goldman Sachs in London, specializing in derivatives and structured finance. With an interest in data and technology, Rachel completed the Blockchain Strategy Programme at Oxford University’s Said Business School in 2018. Also in 2018, Rachel founded the NSW “First Hundred Years” initiative celebrating the centenary of women in law, and in 2022 was a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly “Partner of the Year” awards.
Rachel heads up the D2LT Women’s Network globally, is Governance Director for the International Women’s Forum Australia, and sits on the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Council.
Also in 2018, Rachel founded the NSW “First Hundred Years” initiative celebrating the centenary of women in law. Rachel plays the piano and harp, and has been a Board Director of Australia’s premier classical vocal ensemble, The Song Company. She is currently on the Committee for Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s Vanguard group, and is Governance Director for the International Women’s Forum Australia.