Rachel Stopard

CEO, Greater Cambridgeshire Partnership

Rachel became Chief Executive of the City Deal in January 2017, and immediately prioritised a review of programme, engagement and governance in her early months, culminating in a refresh and renaming to the Greater Cambridgeshire Partnership in July 2017. Prior to this role, Rachel was Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Culture & Environment at the London Borough of Camden for 9 years. During this time one of her key achievements was overseeing the transformation of Kings Cross. Rachel has spent her career in local government, working mainly in the eastern region, including Hertfordshire, Essex and Suffolk county councils.