Rachel Strevens


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Commerce
  • Certified Practising Accountant
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD)

Rachel has worked at the Victorian Planning Authority for the past eleven years and currently works as the Director, People & Finance.  She has a Master of Commerce and is a Certified Practising Accountant and graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors program in 2016 before joining the Board in early 2017.

Rachel has extensive experience in both financial management and human resources with a particular passion for organisational development and culture.

Rachel grew up in Sunbury and was heavily involved in the local swimming club and has since moved to Gisborne where she lives with her husband and two young children.  She is passionate about community and ensuring that all people feel connected and have access to services they may not even know they need.

Memberships of Sunbury and Cobaw Community Health Subcommittees and Working Groups:

  • Investment Strategy Subcommittee (Chair)
  • ICT and Data Subcommittee
  • Nominations Committee