Head of the Quantum Technologies, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Rachel is the Head of Quantum Technologies within the Business Growth Directorate in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). BEIS is leading the development of a new National Quantum Strategy, working closely with programme partners and wider Government, and the assistance of the NQTP's Strategic Advisory Board Chaired by Sir Peter Knight. Rachel has 15 years of experience within Government and UK Parliament developing and evaluating science, technology and innovation policy. Prior to joining the civil service Rachel worked within the publishing industry and professional societies.