Rachel Bulford became Head of Retail at Gatwick Airport in 2016. 46 million passengers choose Gatwick annually, and Rachel is responsible for the airport’s 82 shops and 36 restaurants as well as media advertising and foreign exchange. Her role includes developing and executing Gatwick’s retail strategy and sponsoring projects to add to or reconfigure the retail space in both terminals.
After graduating from Cambridge, Rachel joined the Marks and Spencer training scheme; she went on to hold various roles at the retailer including working in international development in India, Russia and South Korea. Rachel then worked in emerging markets for luxury retailer Burberry before going on to OC&C Strategy Consultants and latterly Homebase.