With a unique blend of academic and financial institutions experience and a warm, engaging style, Rachel’s passion is helping Leaders to understand, assess and manage Human Risk, increase productivity and create sustainable profitability. 

Rachel has almost 20 years of experience in the trading rooms of Australian, American and European financial institutions in Sydney and 


Rachel has academic qualifications in Psychology, Education, Brain & Behavioural Science, in addition to completing studies in Positive Psychology, Forensic Psychiatry, Substance Use Disorders and Leadership & Policy in Mental Health.

Rachel is also an accredited Mental Health First Aid Instructor, Nationally Accredited Mediator, Conflict Coach & a graduate of the AICD (NFP).



  • Master of Brain & Mind Sciences, Brain & Mind Centre, University of Sydney - Medical School

  • Master of Education (Educational Psychology), University of NSW

  • B.A. (Psychology & Economics), University of Sydney

Subjects completed: MBMSc 

  1. Fundamental Neuroscience

  2. Clinical & Translational Neuroscience

  3. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  4. Neuropsychology

  5. Child/Adolescent Brain & Mind Disorders

  6. Neurolaw: Brain, Mind, Law & Ethics

  7. Research Inquiry 

  8. Leadership & Policy in Mental Health 

Continuing Education - University of Sydney

  • Forensic Psychiatry 

  • Substance Use & Addiction 

  • Positive Psychiatry & Mental Health

Continuing Education - Other

  • Unethical Decision Making in Organisations (Coursera)

  • Neurobiology of Complex Trauma (Aust. Childhood Foundation)

  • Healthy Brain Ageing (IACN)

Industry Qualifications 

  • Accredited Mental Health First Aid Instructor (MHFA Aust.) 

  • Nationally Accredited Mediator (NMAS)​

  • Accredited Conflict Management Coach (CINERGY)

  • Exec. Coaching & Leadership Development (IECL, Level One)

  • Employee Asssistant Program, Individual Member (EAPAA)

  • Clinical Neuropsychotherapist (IACN)

Professional Courses

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) 

  • The Ethics Centre

  • Australian Psychological Association (Professional Affiliate)

  • International Association of Clinical Neuropsychotherapy

  • Resolution Institute

  • Applied Neuroscience Society of Australasia

  • International Positive Psychology Association

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