Rachel has been a councillor on Luton Borough Council since 2011 and a member of the Cabinet since 2016. She is currently Portfolio Holder for Public Health and sits on Luton’s Health and Wellbeing Board. She is lead member overseeing commissioning of health and wellbeing services, Luton Culture (arts, museums and libraries), Active Luton (sport and leisure) and parks across Luton. Alongside her councillor duties, Rachel currently works as Head of Human Resources for a small, expert health regulator, having previously held a range of public policy and project management roles across the public sector. She is also a governor at Luton Sixth Form College.