Rachel Crawford

Portfolio Programme Manager : Talent in Emerging Markets at Village Capital

Rachel joins us from micro-business incubator Balloon Ventures where she led impact improvement projects and post programme support in East Africa. Prior to Balloon Rachel was a partner and director in travel tech start-up Tripr App. Her background is predominantly in enterprise building with award winning lifestyle hospitality concept, Generator. She worked initially for private equity firm Patron Capital on the concept and investment model and then for three years functioned as Head of Projects developing the product. Generator is currently valued at 330m Euros. Rachel speaks English and French. She is a graduate of Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne in Switzerland.