Rachael Saunders

Education Director, 
Rachael Saunders

Rachael is the Director of Business in the Community’s Age at Work campaign, focussed on the business response to our ageing population. 

She has worked for Business in the Community since 2010, and in previous roles co-authored major publications including “Project 28-40, The Report and “Inclusive Leadership, from Pioneer to Mainstream”.  She was seconded from Business in the Community to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to co-write the Davies report on women on boards. 

Prior to joining Business in the Community Rachael worked for the TUC, Carers UK and UNISON.  She is a local councillor in East London.  She has an MSc from the LSE in Gender and Social Policy and a BA Hons from Durham University in History. 

Rachael is available to comment on how business can retain, retrain and recruit older workers, and can offer practical tips and advice to business on how to do this.