A registered Architect with over 15 years’ experience, Rachel is highly capable in the coordination and management of architectural teams. As the Practice Manager of Ridley’s Manila studio, Rachel oversees all business stream functions including HR, accounting, finance, marketing and studio administration. Rachel recommends and implements practical procedures and quality standards across the company, driving practice-wide operational improvements.
Rachel liaises with directors and principals to review the financial performance and resource requirements for all projects, working closely with the Executive Team to refine the overall growth and operations strategy for the Manila studio. Rachel is seen as a mentor to the team, developing and promoting a culture of learning and sharing. Rachel manages the staff within the Manila studio, motivating people with clear, mutually agreed objectives and development plans to ensure all staff are able to grow within the company.
Prior to joining Ridley Manila, Rachel worked in private practice as a Senior Partner, managing a local firm of architects and engineers and working with top developers in the Philippines.