Before joining Nous, Rachael was a research associate at the Lowy Institute and a project manager at NSWRC. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications) and a Bachelor of Laws from The University of Sydney, where she majored in government and international relations. Rachael has a keen interest in Asia and The Pacific; and during her degree undertook law studies in Malaysia, Indonesia, Nepal and Germany.
Rachael enjoys spending her spare time bushwalking and exploring nature. She embraces opportunities to travel and loves learning about different cultures and political systems.