Chief of Staff, Director of Operations
Rachel Pacheco is the Chief of Staff and Director of Operations for the JPMorgan Chase Institute. Rachel has worked at the intersection of the public and private sector for the past ten years, and specializes in corporate involvement in economic and social development challenges specifically in emerging markets. Her past consulting and research includes government reforms in Kazakhstan with Tony Blair Associates, climate financing in Indonesia, and political and social risk research in global infrastructure projects as a doctoral candidate at the University of Pennsylvania.
Until 2009, Rachel served as a senior project manager at the Monitor Group, where she was a founding member of the company’s Middle East practice based in Dubai and consulted regional governments on issues of economic development in the education and small business sectors. Rachel holds a B.S. in mathematics from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.