Rachel Black joined Orpheus as the new CEO in March 2019. Rachel was previously Director of Care at Noah's Ark Children’s Hospice and has a broad experience of voluntary and public sector service delivery. A qualified teacher, lecturer and nurse, Rachel brings a wealth of management and supervision experience to the CEO role at Orpheus.

Rachel likes to do cross country running with her collie, Mavis, go kayaking with her husband Simon, play guitar and sing [with a church band and other friends], play saxophone and piano really badly, read loads of books, and grow veg and flowers.