Dr. Rachel Swift is a distinguished professional with a multifaceted background, currently serving as the General Manager of Strategy, Innovation & Ventures at HCF Australia. With over 16 years of experience in strategic planning and implementation, Dr. Swift has honed her skills through various roles, including a decade-long tenure at The Boston Consulting Group. Her professional journey encompasses a wide range of sectors, with a particular focus on business strategy and healthcare.
Dr. Swift’s commitment to making a meaningful impact on global health is evident in her hands-on experience. She assumed the role of acting CEO of an integrated health system and played a pivotal role in developing a comprehensive global health program across East Africa in collaboration with the Clinton Health Access Initiative. Her dedication to public health became particularly prominent in 2014 when she went to West Africa as an Expert Advisor to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response. Through her strategic acumen, she significantly contributed to shaping and executing the response strategy, successfully bringing the epidemic under control.