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 06-08 March 2018 / ExCeL, London

Rachel Whale

Rachel Whale

United Kingdom

Rachel is CEO and Founder of Koreo a talent development consultancy and incubator dedicated to social change. Rachel has spent 25 years working in civil society in the UK and internationally and believes the solution to society's problems will come from our ability to attract, develop, connect and celebrate talented people who want to create purpose through their day job. Rachel wants to make social purpose business as usual in all organisations by innovating new approaches to talent acquisition, development and progression.

Rachel has thematic knowledge in the fields of mental health, poverty, housing, criminal justice & women's economic empowerment. Koreo's consultancy and programmatic work has involved working with organisations including the BBC, Barclays, SAB Miller, Tate Britain, NSPCC, Mind, AGE UK, Marie Stopes International, Care International, Unicef, The Cabinet Office, DFiD, Unilever, DigitasLBI, Grant Thornton, and PWC.

As a social entrepreneur and activist Rachel has founded the graduate programme for the non-profit sector in the UK Charityworks, Change100 a career acceleration programme for disabled young people across the UK that seeks to diversify workforces in all sectors and Good Women the network for women everywhere interested in social change. She is currently working on translating the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals into a UK context and convening new cross-sector networks of employers to mobilise action through their people.


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