Head of Oxfam Cymru
Rachel shapes and leads an integrated programme challenging poverty in Wales. Rachel oversees Oxfam Cymru's policy, advocacy, campaigns and communications in Wales, as well as our programme activity. She brings a strong commitment to social justice to Oxfam Cymru's work to end poverty and suffering, locally and globally, making this central to public and political life in Wales. Rachel also plays a leading role within the Disasters Emergency Committee in Wales. Prior to taking up the role of Head of Oxfam Cymru, Rachel worked as a Policy and Advocacy Officer for the charity,
writing policy papers, contributing evidence to enquiries, and extending the influence of Oxfam and its partners to bring about positive change. Before she joined Oxfam, Rachel worked for Universities Wales, as well as sitting on the Board of Trustees of the University of South Wales Students' Union. Outside of work, Rachel is passionate about Cardiff, and led the campaign to save Cardiff's Vulcan Hotel, which is now being rebuilt at Wales' National History Museum at St Fagan's.