Chief Operating Officer

Rachel Mortimer


Rachel joined UK Government Investments as Chief Operating Officer at its creation on 1 April 2016.

Before that, Rachel was a member of the Shareholder Executive (ShEx) which she joined in April 2011 before becoming Chief Operating Officer in October 2014.

Prior to this she spent four years as a corporate lawyer at Herbert Smith, and four years as In-House Counsel and then Chief Operating Officer at a private equity fund. Rachel has worked on a number of transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Since joining ShEx, she has worked on the corporate restructuring of the Post Office and Royal Mail businesses and the Royal Mail IPO, with a particular focus on the legal aspects.

Chief Operating Officer

Previous roles in government

  1. Chief Operating Officer, Shareholder Executive

    • 2014 to 2016