Rachel is a recognized global authority on a new era of trust. More...


Rachel’s articles and research appear in the Harvard Business Review, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Guardian, Fast Company, and more. Rachel has a monthly column in the Australian Financial Review on the mindset of entrepreneurs and is a contributing editor for Wired.

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The Changing Rules of Trust in the Digital Age

There is a shift from trust in institutions to ‘peer trust’. This emerging type of trust greases the wheels of business, facilitates person-to-person relationships and changes the ‘real…


What's mine is yours

A ground-breaking book, What’s Mine is Yours defines the theory of "collaborative consumption," and explains how it is transforming the traditional landscape of business and society.


Rachel is consistently ranked in the top 1% of all speakers at events she attends and was named by Monocle as one of top 20 speakers in the world to have at your conference. Clients describe her as a dynamic and entertaining speaker known for her ability to inspire audiences with her visionary thinking.

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Rachel loves to teach people how the principles of the collaborative economy are a transformative lens to think about value, scale and trust differently. She designed the world’s first M.B.A. course on the subject which she teaches at University of Oxford, Saïd Business School.

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“A guru on the sharing economy. She coined the phrase ‘collaborative consumption’”

— BBC World Service

“Botsman’s work was similar to Gladwell’s, in that it identified, named and catapulted an idea into popular consciousness”

— Australia Unlimited