Investment Manager, Giant Leap VC / Impact Investment Group
Rachel is the Investment Manager at Giant Leap, a venture capital fund backing founders using business as a force for good, driving social and environmental change across three themes: health and wellbeing, sustainable living and empowering people. Giant Leap has 18 portfolio companies to date. The fund is backed by the Impact Investment Group, a leading Australian funds manager whose mission is to shift capital towards impact investments.
Rachel is also on the Board of Startup Victoria, a non-profit, grassroots organisation supporting startup founders succeed and is a member of the Victorian State Government’s Innovation Taskforce.
Rachel’s background is in management consulting and corporate finance, and she previously co-founded a non-profit organisation to raise funds and awareness for Motor Neurone Disease.