Rachel McTavish

Rachel McTavish

Forum Facilitator

In the last 25 years Rachel has worked for ITV, BBC, Five, GMB, STV and a host of corporate and foreign broadcasters making her widely accepted as one of the country's most experienced broadcast journalists with over 10,000 hours of live television under her belt.

Her diverse credits include being live on ITV nationally during the Twin Tower attacks on 11th September 2001.  

Despite having the maiden name McTavish and a strong Scottish heritage, Rachel was raised in the North West of England moving to Scotland with her Scottish husband and twin boys in 2007.

The last few years have seen Rachel present a series of panel discussion programmes in preparation for COP including guests from the Biden and Obama Administrations and leading world experts in the field of Climate Change.   

Rachel is an experienced Conference facilitator and her talent for engaging the audience and making the most nervous guests feel at ease has meant that she is invited back to host events each year. Regular clients include:

• British Council – Future News Worldwide Conference
• Business Women Scotland
• Herald Diversity Conference
• Women in Banking & Finance
• Scottish Power
• Arnold Clark