Rachel joined the team as our Interim Movement Builder while Becky was off on a period of parental leave. She has a background in mental health policy and public health promotion. Before joining Medact she worked at Student Minds, leading on key research, policy, campaign and strategic work to create whole university approaches to mental health, with co-production at the heart. Prior to this, she headed up the coordination of The University Mental Health Advisors Network (UMHAN), supporting mental health professionals across the higher education sector. She is a Member of the International Association for Youth Mental Health (IAYMH) Executive Committee.