Rachel Cochran (neé Conti) joined Ethos as the Senior ESG Manager in April 2019. With over 16 years’ experience in the environmental industry, Rachel relocated to Johannesburg from Hong Kong at the end of 2015. Rachel is a Chartered Environmentalist and Chartered Scientist and is a registered Professional Natural Scientist with the South African Council for Professional Natural Scientists.
Rachel has worked in Europe, Asia and 16 countries (to date) across the African continent. During her time as a Principal Environmental Consultant at IBIS Environmental & Social Consulting, Rachel supported private equity funds and Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) in their investment decisions regarding environmental and social risk.
Rachel holds a Master of Science in Environmental Technology from Imperial College, London and an Undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Geoscience from University College, London.