BOP Consulting team
Meet the people who work with you to plan, design and deliver sustainable cultural projects, demonstrate their impact and identify opportunities for you to evolve and grow.
RE | SHAPING POLICIES FOR CREATIVITY – Addressing culture as a global public good
Culture Counts: New Approaches to Evidence Based Cultural Policymaking
in World Cities
World Cities Culture Report 2014
Evaluation of SubSaharan Africa Arts – 2018-21 Impact report
Culture and High Streets – Final Report
The Green World Cities of Tomorrow: Culture and Sustainability – Special Report Prepared for WCCF Global Conversation
Rachel’s specialisms include strategic, business, commercial and operational planning. She is recognised as one of the UK’s foremost authorities on visitor experience and operations in museums, galleries, and visitors attractions.
Rachel has worked on numerous new openings and capital projects with some of the UK and Ireland’s most interesting cultural organisations. Some of her recent clients include Turner Contemporary, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Grosvenor GBI, RHS Wisley, local authorities, as well as the National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland, Fáilte Ireland.
Prior to joining BOP Rachel worked for numerous world-class visitor attractions including the SouthBank Centre, Wellcome Collection, Museum of London, Merlin Entertainments and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP). As part of QEOP’s senior management team, Rachel oversaw the reopening of the park following the London 2012 games and led the concept development and launch of Carsten Holler’s The Slide at the Orbit in 2016.
Rachel holds a masters degree in Organisational Analysis and Human Resources Management (MSc) from Kings College London, and an undergraduate degree in Arts Management (BA) from London Southbank University. Alongside her work at BOP, Rachel is a trustee of the Arts Council England NPO, Kids in Museums.
Rachel is an Associate Director at BOP, with extensive experience of planning for and launching exciting cultural destinations. She leads much of our Master Planning work, helping clients to realise new programmes, capital projects and shape destinations.
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