Mrs Rachel Brown attended a school very similar to St Mary’s, but located in Bournemouth, Dorset, before studying for a degree in Business Administration and French at Aston University in Birmingham.
This led to a 30-year career in banking, working in a number of institutions including Société Générale and HSBC and in a variety of different roles.
Mrs Brown opted to take early retirement from banking in May 2017, her last position being with HSBC as a Relationship Director, responsible for the financial and banking needs of a wide portfolio of different businesses.
She is now focused on her own small business, offering French and Spanish classes to adults.
Mrs Brown has two adult children and her hobbies include the gym, gardening and travel.