Rachel Hardman

Associate, Practice & Marketing Manager

BA (Hons) Human Geography, Diploma Events Management, PRCA

Rachel is responsible for curating and delivering HTA’s marketing plan with the assistance of the Marketing team. The marketing team deliver an events programme of round tables, talks, debates, project tours, client parties and dinners. Rachel implements and coordinates all project and practice award submissions, manages the content of the HTA website and is the PR contact for the organisation.

She works closely to support the Partners including the Chair and President of the RIBA, Ben Derbyshire including implementing his RIBA campaign and organising the presidential inauguration party at 66 Portland Place.

Rachel creates and delivers HTA's extensive social programme and activities, including annual group trips to European cities for all staff and families, a series of parties, and hosting creative workshops for staff including life drawing, watercolours and modern calligraphy.

Rachel has a key role in the Practice team and is responsible for the management of the London, Manchester and Bristol premises and leading the Front of House and Catering team, which deliver a renowned freshly cooked lunch daily for staff and clients, a long standing tradition central to HTA’s culture.

Before joining HTA in 2009, Rachel graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2008 with a BA (Hons) in Human Geography which led her to her interest in the built environment and its relationship to people. In 2011 she moved into the Marketing department where she undertook a Diploma in Events Management receiving a distinction and an Advanced Certificate in Public Relations.

Since being at HTA, Rachel has worked on consultation strategies for a number of estate regeneration projects including Ebury Bridge Estate, South Acton and Queen Elizabeth Children's Hospital.