Rachel joined DSC in 2015 and contributes to DSC’s publications and funding websites. She is co-author of the Guide to Grants for Individuals in Need 2016/17 and the Guide to New Trusts 2016/17 and has contributed to a number of other publications. She also works on policy issues and campaigns, particularly the Big Lottery Refund campaign.
Rachel also has voluntary experience with a number of third sector organisations, ranging from a community development charity in London to a befriending service in Denmark.
She has a BA (Hons) in Human Sciences from the University of Oxford, where she successfully campaigned for the Living Wage and was also elected as a Charities Officer. Before joining DSC she worked with an MP, setting up a project in local schools and assisting community groups with funding applications. She is particularly interested in social policy and politics.