Rachel Pilard

Rachel Pilard has nineteen years of experience working in the arts industry varying from artist management, music recording, event management and marketing. Having spent several years working for Dame Kiri's management company and touring extensively with her, Rachel was delighted to be invited to join the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation nine years ago. This coincided with a move to the Royal Academy of Music supporting the next generation of young artists as External Bookings Manager where she remained for six years.

Following a move to Canterbury in Kent and time working for the Canterbury Festival she is now supporting the marketing of the city's arts scene in her role as Marketing and Communications Manager for Canterbury Connected.