Ms. Rachel Jackson
Rachel Jackson is the Business Liaison Manager and Acting Head of Business Development at ACHAP. Rachel lead's ACHAP's Business Development/ Expansion Strategy which includes grant, consultancy and training/capacity building projects in the health and development space with a focus on Southern Africa.
In her previous role at ACHAP, she was responsible for developing and managing programmatic contracts and grants. During her time at ACHAP she has led the development and launch of performance based contracts and payment mechanisms, including the launch of a mobile payment method for mobilizers.
Prior to joining ACHAP, she worked with the HIV Team at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She coordinated grant processes for HIV related projects, working closely with the Gates Foundation’s India and China offices and was instrumental in the management of consortium grants for the Avahan project.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Seattle University, and an MBA from the University of Cape Town.