Rachel joined SDI in February 2017. She helps run the Bridging the Gap and Edinburgh Pitch initiatives, and assists the SDI core team with documentary development, budgeting and distribution. Rachel has also project managed the Syrian Stories shorts, and the feature The World in One City.
Before joining the institute, Rachel worked at Summerhall theatre, Counting Sheep Revolutions, Th1ng Productions, and has volunteered at theatre and documentary festivals. Rachel completed her Scottish Masters at Edinburgh University in 2016 reading religious studies.