Rachel joined BT in 2011 as a senior commercial lawyer, becoming chief counsel, mergers & acquisitions in March 2013, before being appointed company secretary & general counsel, governance in November 2018. Rachel previously worked at Latham & Watkins LLP and Dickson Minto W.S. as a corporate lawyer. Rachel or her nominee is secretary to the Audit & Risk, BT Compliance, Digital Impact & Sustainability, Nominations and Remuneration Committees and the Colleague Board. She also attends all Executive Committee meetings.