Rachel Hayes

Rachel Hayes

Associate Director

Rachel leads Regen’s strategic partnerships and impact, ensuring we are plugged into key networks across government, the energy industry and NGO community.

Harnessing over a decade of experience working in the energy sector, Rachel works to sharpen Regen’s strategic communications in support of our mission and guides our work to influence policy and maximise our impact. Rachel regularly brings together the industry in leading forums that address the latest issues for the sector. Rachel is a director of the Electricity Storage Network and spent 2021 on secondment in the strategy team in the Cabinet Office working on COP26.

As a working mum, Rachel is a passionate advocate of diversity and founded a thriving Women in Renewables network. 2024 will see ReWiRE celebrating its 10th year. In 2017 Rachel received a British Empire Medal for her services to the energy sector.

Blog posts by Rachel

A call to arms for more women in the clean energy sector

Reflections on COP26

Climate change brought to life at COP26 with over 200 events in Glasgow

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