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Rachel is concurrently Head of Total Portfolio Sustainable Investing in the Economics & Investment Strategy Department and Head of Sustainability in GIC. She is also a member of the Sustainability Committee in GIC.
As Head of Total Portfolio Sustainable Investing, she works closely with GIC’s Client, Board, and internal stakeholders to conduct thought leadership research to deepen understanding of and build strong conviction for long-term sustainable investing. As Head of Sustainability, she works with the Sustainability Committee to drive the integration of sustainability considerations across the investment organisation including in top-down and bottom-up investment strategies, corporate processes, reporting and communications.
Rachel joined GIC in 2005 and before heading the Total Portfolio Sustainable Investing and Sustainability teams in 2022, her role was in long-term thematic research, global macro research and investment strategy. Prior to joining GIC, Rachel was with the Monetary Authority of Singapore working in economics research as well monetary management roles.
Rachel graduated with a 1st class honours in Economics from the National University of Singapore and a Masters in International Politics and East Asia from the University of Warwick in the UK. She was named one of the Top 50 Women in Investment Management by Institutional Investor in 2021, in recognition of her industry thought leadership. She is active in industry efforts on advancing sustainability-related capabilities. She is a Member of the MAS Green Finance Industry Taskforce (GFIT) Workgroup on Green Taxonomy, a Technical Advisor to the Sustainable Finance Asia Institute (SFIA) and an ExCo member of Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS).
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