The Stewardship Group

Rachel Simpson,

Manager for Education, Skills and Immigration, BusinessNZ

Rachel works on issues relating to labour market demand for skilled workers.

Prior to joining BusinessNZ, Rachel has held a variety of senior management and advisory roles in government education agencies, Parliament and the education sector, working in New Zealand and overseas in the areas of industry training, tertiary education policy and investment, international education and education systems and strategy.

Rachel’s interest in YEA aligns with her view that initiatives that get sectors in the skills ecosystem working together more strategically and collaboratively are important to support.