Rachel is a trainer, speaker and facilitator and coordinating director of Holy Brook Associates.She has a wide range of expertise including business and economic awareness, leadership and management, sales and marketing, financial management and communication and media skills as well as chairing and speaking on public policy issues.
Rachel is a qualified accountant and Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Before moving into training Rachel practiced as a management accountant working for a large software company. She has delivered a wide range of courses including technical training for Accountants (ACCA, CIMA, ICAS and AAT).
An experienced course designer she has been training staff, volunteers and partners since 2007. Also experienced communicator, public speaker and media operator Rachel is a certified Hootsuite professional.
Rachel has served on Reading Borough Council since 2010 where she is currently Lead Member for Adult Social Care having held the Housing and Neighbourhoods portfolio from 2011-2013.
As a qualified management accountant and an elected councillor she combines theoretical understanding with a practical insight.