Rachael is the Family Engagement Officer for the North of England and is based at Edge Hill University, Lancs. Rachael also works as a training consultant, raising awareness of epilepsy across the UK on behalf of Young Epilepsy.
Married with two boys and a member of the reserve forces, life is never dull! Rachael works on the CASTLE project part-time and often remotely from home on Merseyside. She is a keen field hockey player and trail runner and is attempting to break into the top ten females for her age category in this years Lakeland Trails.
Role within CASTLE:
Rachael is the Family Engagement Officer (FEO) for CASTLE in northern England, working alongside the PPI team.
Rachael spent 13 years as a teacher in secondary education so understands the only too well the difficulties some young people and their families face. In her role at Young Epilepsy she is a passionate advocate for all young people being able to reach their full potential despite special educational needs or disability.