Rachel Gaughan is a consultant in the Legal Unit of the CITES Secretariat.
Rachel Gaughan is a consultant in the Legal Unit of the CITES Secretariat, working on a range of legal affairs such as the national legislation project, compliance and matters concerning trade in marine species.
Before joining CITES Rachel worked as First Secretary, Legal at the United Kingdom Mission to the UN and WTO in Geneva. She has also worked on a range of international trade and environment matters as a legal adviser within the United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Born in Scotland, Rachel studied law at the University of Cambridge and completed legal training with Ashurst LLP in London and Singapore.