As the Head of VC and Startup Partnerships, Rachael drives Google's strategic partnerships with top VCs and Startups across the Europe Middle East and Africa region (EMEA). Her day-to-day work involves collaborating with EMEA’s major VC funds, working to define Google’s VC strategy, and helping startups partner across Google’s product areas. She also leads key strategic initiatives for Google including its multi-million dollar Europe Black Founders Fund. Before Google, Rachael consulted to numerous startups and led marketing and business development efforts for EY’s world famous Entrepreneur of the Year Program. Rachael also held positions at American Express serving as the product manager for Business Gold Rewards card and at Microsoft across a variety of marketing and bus dev roles.
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