Rachael Johnson

Rachael is Head of Risk Management and Corporate Governance.

She has over two decades' experience creating thought leadership content on a range of financial topics including risk management, responsible investing, sustainable finance, regulatory change management, and corporate governance. In her current role at ACCA, Rachael produces research, thought leadership and CPD content on risk and corporate governance for members and partner organisations around the world. As the secretariat of ACCA’s Global Forum for Governance, Risk and Performance, she also advocates and provides comments for consultations. In addition, she is a member of the newly formed Accountancy Europe (AcE) Corporate Governance Policy Group and part of the Business at OECD (Biac) Corporate Governance Committee.

She started her career as a financial journalist at RISK magazine and later moved to Euromoney, eventually becoming deputy editor of AsiaMoney in Hong Kong. As a freelance writer in London, where she is based, she produced various editorial work for financial publications, trade bodies, banks, fintechs, and asset managers.

Rachael graduated from Indiana University in the US with a BA in Journalism & Communications, and minors in Environmental Science and Public Affairs.

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