Rachel joined Hugh James in February 2020 and leads the firm's internal and external communications approach.
A former TV journalist, she worked as a reporter and newsreader for ITN, Five News, Channel 4 News, ITV News Meridian, and the BBC for 10 years.
In 2005, Rachel moved into PR and served as Head of Communications for Audit Wales for 15 years – leading a large, integrated, team comprising publishing, graphic design, Welsh language, digital communications, campaigns, events, and internal communications.
She specialises in strategic and crisis communications, media relations, internal communications, and employee engagement.
Rachel is a Chartered PR Practitioner, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, co-Founder and co-President of Women in PR Cymru and sits on the International Board of Global Women in PR. She is also the firm’s main contact for any media enquiries.