Our Stories: Rachel Petero

Written by NZBWN.

Rachel PeteroRachel has both feet firmly rooted in her Waikato-Tainui heritage and remains globally focused after 15 years living and thriving abroad. She is the Founder of RP Enterprise & Investment Group Ltd, Women Leading Change Qatar and the Rise2025 Coaching and Leadership programme for over 100,000 indigenous women. 

Rachel has run successful management consulting and advisory businesses in London, Qatar and now Aotearoa (New Zealand). She has numerous credentials to her name, being a qualified CIPD HR professional and ICF certified executive coach and she also mentors her clients on the future of global talent. As a social impact entrepreneur, her global leadership and coaching programmes economically empower indigenous women to lead their communities, corporates and countries. Rachel's vision and focus is to "develop purposeful leaders who then RISE to empower many".

Returning to Aotearoa in 2015, Rachel is married to John, a successful Mechanical Design Engineer of Cook Island, Tongan and Niuean descent and she passionately serves as an Ambassador to the following organisations: KEA World Class NZ, ICF New Zealand Northern Branch Leadership, Kiwa-Middle East Abu Dhabi, Global Angels Foundation Advisory, NZ Global Women and The International Alliance for Women (Rachel was the World of Difference award recipient in 2013).

We are hosting an event with Rachel soon so stay posted for more information! In the meantime visit Rachel’s website here or follow her on Twitter @rachelpetero.

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