Rachel is active in the manufacturing and engineering community in Northern Ireland through her work with a range of industry bodies such as Manufacturing NI, the Mid and East Antrim Manufacturing Task Force, and other key stakeholder groups. She is also a key member of local social enterprise, 4C UR Future and is a Non Executive Director of ONUS, a company that provides awareness training to organisations to recognise and respond to domestic violence or abuse. Rachel has worked in the engineering and manufacturing sectors for 10 years and is an experienced business strategy, marketing, and communications professional. She is passionate about young people achieving their potential through opportunities presented by Industry 4.0 and is a self-described lifelong learning advocate. She is proud to own more books than anyone could hope to read in one lifetime.