Rachael Davies has more than 15 years’ experience in medical and scientific media relations and publishing. She spent nine years at The Lancet (working closely with Tony during his time as Media Relations Manager), and a year as PR Manager at The BMJ —providing strategic and tactical public relations advice, and restructuring media activities to a daily online publication system.
A freelance consultant and writer since 2007, Rachael provides ongoing support to The Lancet Press Office, and works with a range of other national and international organisations including: the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA; King’s College London; Imperial College Business School, London; and Taylor and Francis. For several years, she has also worked closely with Tony Kirby PR Ltd, providing support with various international health conferences.
Rachael has extensive experience in organising and managing press conferences, selecting and briefing speakers, producing press material, and generating publicity. She has a wide range of national and international contacts, both in the media and health sectors.