Rachel is a veteran sustainability professional who has worked at the confluence of strategy, business development, advocacy and communications in the US, Europe and Asia. Her role with Carbonless reflects a personal commitment to helping fellow sustainability professionals burst through organizational silos to bring innovative, future-oriented technologies and business models to the urgent task of decarbonization in Asia.
In addition to her work at Carbonless, Rachel advises businesses and non-profit institutions on climate change and circular economy issues at Insight Sustainability in Hong Kong. She also writes and speaks on the national impact of impending climate change in Asia. Prior roles included heading the sustainability and advocacy functions for German chemical company BASF in Asia Pacific, and directing Hong Kong’s only low-carbon leadership platform, the Climate Change Business Forum. She also held management positions at the Clinton Global Initiative Asia, the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, and Sprint Corporation. Rachel speaks regularly on sustainability topics, including climate change, circular economy, and measuring non-financial impact, among other topics.
Rachel holds a BA from Tufts University, an MA from the University of Maryland, School of Public Affairs and an MBA from Kellogg, at Northwestern University.