Rachael works with a range of large clients across multiple sectors, such as financial services and education, using the political knowledge she honed through parliamentary internships.
She has worked both for a Labour MP and the Labour Chief Whip in the House of Lords, where she drafted speeches to be performed in the Lords' Chamber and supported the progress of the Bullying and Respect at Work Bill.
Prior to joining SEC Newgate, Rachael completed a History and Politics Degree at the University of York receiving First Class Honours (With Distinction), as well as achieving the highest overall score on the degree programme for two consecutive years.
She has a keen interest in Ukranian affairs and the widespread repercussions of the Russo-Ukrainian war, both international and domestic, as seen in the energy market and cost of living. Rachael's dissertation focused on Ukrainian affairs, harnessing the deep knowledge of the field that she has continued to develop since being awarded First Prize in the annual essay competition ran by the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain.