Rachel Summers

Head of Programmes


Rachel first joined the University in 2007, initially working in administration roles within Estates & Buildings, then onto management roles in both Estates and Information Services; From 2014 she worked as the Library & University Collections Business Administrator, before moving to the Bayes Centre in the summer of 2019.

As Bayes Centre Head of Programmes, Rachel provides leadership on the development and execution of a broad range of innovative upskilling, entrepreneurship and community focussed programmes.  Working with a complex funding portfolio, Rachel contributes to the development of strategy, objective setting, business planning and resourcing – in accordance with Bayes Centre’s interdisciplinary mandate, strategic project objectives, activities and frontline delivery commitments.

Rachel is a member of the Bayes Executive Group, provides an interface between the Centre and the Data-Driven Innovation programme, represents the College at the cross-University DDI Finance Community of Practice and leads on the Centre’s relationship with the University’s Finance Business Partnering team


BA (Hons) Publishing Media