Rachel White

Rachel White

Co-opted Board Director (private sector)

Rachel White, Managing Director NielsenIQ UK & Ireland responsible for strategic management and growth of the UK's leading market data company.    As the leader of NieslenIQ, she has actively promoted making data accessible to new companies entering the competitive world of FMCG taking this from a local initiative to a key global pillar within NielsenIQ global. 

In addition, Rachel is passionate about supporting and encouraging young people to join the Retail industry and is key promotor of the NielsenIQ award winning apprentice scheme.

Previous to NielsenIQ, Rachel was the sales director responsible for implementing retail loyalty programmes specialising in the UK and Ireland market but with experience with clients in the retail sector in Europe, Asia and USA.  

Rachel's career started with Maritz International after getting her degree in Chemical Engineering at Leeds University. Following five years at Maritz, she then spent 11 years with GfK as Retail Director for GfK CI, responsible for providing retail insights on customer service engagement and purchase behaviours.

Rachel has lived and worked within the Oxfordshire area for over 25 years and is keen to apply her expertise to help local business expand and grow to bring benefit to not just the local area but nationally.

On a personal front, Rachel is often seen walking the oxfordshire countryside with her trusted border collie!

Rachel's declaration of interest