Rachel Peace

Managing Director , Hearts & Science

Rachel's responsibilities at Hearts see her manage all aspects of the day-to-day agency operations, delivering the best possible experience for Hearts' people and clients. She is committed to taking Hearts' client-first service vision to new levels by optimising strategies through the lens of brand, customer and operational experience - and her successes speak for themselves. Over the course of a 20 year career, she has played an integral part in award wins for the likes of Media Week, Campaign Media, Marketing Week and Gold IPA Effectiveness. She has also served on the juries for the Festival of Media and the Campaign Media Awards. Prior to joining Hearts & Science in 2022, Rachel's agency experience includes leading the media section of The Pharm, WPP's dedicated consulting agency for the Walgreens Boots Alliance, as well as senior roles at Essence MediaCom and Carat. She has worked across a broad range of accounts, categories and sectors including retail, utilities, FMCG and luxury. Rachel prides herself on fostering workplaces that are welcoming and inclusive. She champions building diverse team cultures to bring fresh perspectives and new ways of thinking to the team. On a personal level, Rachel is an advocate for dyslexia as a superpower, she will happily extol the many advantages it brings to leaders, such as problem solving, attention to detail and heightened empathy.