Rachel leads the AVPA Value Hub, which drives service delivery for AVPA’s diverse stakeholders. Rachel engages widely with social investors to identify opportunities for collaboration to address major social challenges facing Africa. Based in Nairobi for the last decade, Rachel has worked as an analyst, journalist, researcher, entrepreneur, portfolio manager, and impact communicator across many sectors. Formerly, Rachel was the Impact Director for KPMG International Development Advisory Services (IDAS) Africa, where she managed learning and innovation across a US$1bn portfolio. Rachel has written widely on finance and impact investment in Africa. She is excited about catalyzing finance to achieve the SDGs.