Dr Rachel Barlow joined Oxford HR in May 2020, She is a headhunter for the EU not for profit sector, recruiting for civil society organisations, business associations and alliances. A Professor of lobbying at Vesalius College, Brussels, Rachel is also a Board member of the leading Thinktank, the European Policy Centre.
A self-confessed governance geek, Rachel relishes re-structuring complex organisations so that they can better serve their members and fulfil their respective missions. More recently, she has worked closely with NGOs to assess their “fitness” to take on the challenges of the new EU legislature and advises on best practice for team structure and cohesion for public affairs success.
As a former Vice President of Kellen Europe (an association management company), Rachel has led, created, managed, advised and represented European and International multi-level organisations throughout her 25-year career.
Rachel is British (soon to also be Belgian), Brussels based, and speaks fluent French and Italian.
”I joined a world of erudite kind people who believe in making the world a better place through their hard work. They know their profession better than any other!
View Rachel's recent placements
Policy Director / Belgium
Manager Governance, International Board and Council, WWF International
CEO, St. Christoper's Fellowship
Trustee to Supervisory Council, HIVOS
Executive Director, European Environmental Citizens' Organisation for Standardisation (ECOS), Brussels
Chair, Magic Breakfast
Country Director Bangladesh, Practical Action
Chair of Trustees, St. Christophers Trust