Rachel is the Communications Lead at Shift, working to bring our brand to life and build the visibility of Shift ventures across the social impact design sector and beyond.

Rachel joined Shift in 2019, bringing extensive experience working in communications and campaigns across a range of health and social issues, most recently at the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) and the Movember Foundation.

She holds a Masters in Media, Campaigning and Social Change, and cut her social impact teeth as an undergraduate by co-founding a charity and social enterprise focused on powering student-led social action.

Rachel is a proud northerner, a former ballet nerd and is passionate about gender-based campaigning. She loves a good jacket potato.

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Making collective progress: Towards shared ambitions for social change

February 24, 2022

Looking to collaborate for social change? Here’s a review of existing approaches and principles to get you started.

Urban Food Futures: Changing the fate of our food environments

July 14, 2021

This foresight report, published by Impact on Urban Health and SOIF with support from Shift, explores key platforms for changing food environments for a healthier, more equitable food future.

Empowering students and clinicians with mental health data

December 15, 2020

In-depth user research exploring the experiences and perspectives of college students and clinicians around opportunities for mental health innovation.

Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on Fair Finance customers

December 3, 2020

User research exploring the lives, experiences and support needs of Fair Finance customers in the context of the pandemic.