Rachel Martin is a communications expert working in a small team managing the external relations related to the wider publishing and information industry. Since joining Elsevier in 2010, she has held various marketing and communications positions with a focus on policy and advocacy. Additionally, she has worked as a strategic communication advisor on industry initiatives such as CHORUS, CLOCKKS and the Accessible Books Consortium. She then went onto become the Chief of Staff to Michiel Kolman during his two-year International Publishers Association (IPA) Presidency.
Rachel is also part of the team that launched the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals children’s book club and also served as a communication advisor on the IPA’s Education Publishers Forum’s positioning and targeted communications campaign explaining the role and purpose of educational publishing. Currently, she is focused on the SDG Publishers Compact and is spearheading Elsevier’s sustainability and climate initiatives within Elsevier.