Rachel is the newly appointed Director of Community Planning at Urbis. She works expertly at the intersection of social strategy, urban policy and organisational governance, with a focus on developing solutions that are far sighted, deliverable and based on consensus.
With 20 years of experience, Rachel has worked with government agencies, community housing providers, councils, researchers and private developers. She has led a very wide range of social, affordable and community housing projects, including business and strategic planning, bid development, research, evaluation, and organisational change.
A PhD qualified researcher and writer, Rachel is highly experienced in working with boards, executive teams and staff, and in facilitating workshops on complex projects.