Rachel recently moved from her role as Suffolk County Adviser to lead the NFU’s regional team, based in Newmarket. She has extensive experience of agricultural issues, having worked in the industry for more than 30 years, including 24 years with the NFU.
After studying agriculture at Reading University, Rachel spent nine years working for ADAS in Suffolk as an agronomist and business management adviser.
During her NFU career she has led the regional policy team, worked across all six counties in East Anglia and built close links with the region’s key stakeholders. She also spent six months as Assistant Director in the NFU’s office in Brussels. Away from work, her hobbies include walking, boating, golf and classic cars.