Raleigh Addington
Raleigh Addington
editor at Chartwell Speakers

Rachel Botsman is the Oxford University Trust Fellow and leading thinker on ‘trust’ in the modern world. Recognised as one of the 50 most influential management thinkers and a top 10 UK LinkedIn Influencer, her work has appeared in the WSJ, Financial Times, Wired, New York Times, Guardian and Harvard Business Review. Rachel is passionate about helping us understand complex topics including trust, risk, vulnerability and beliefs.  

The author of two groundbreaking books and advisor to boards, senior leaders and governments around the world, Rachel regularly releases new content, sharing her latest insights.

She has a bi-weekly newsletter on LinkedIn, called “Rethink with Rachel”. Each issue flips the switch on one complex idea. So far the series has covered topics including the relationship between trust and transparency and how trust is really earned.

Additionally, Rachel has recently launched a LinkedIn Learning Course,“Why Trust Matters” where she unpacks a decade of trust research in short 2-3 minute videos. It is a comprehensive introduction to Rachel’s unique take on trust and why it matters so much to our personal and professional lives and relationships. A 30-day free trial is available.

Most recently, Rachel was featured in the Financial Times. Her article, Businesses can’t build trust, they need to earn it discussed do’s and dont’s for leaders navigating a trust crisis.