Rachel Picken


Rachel Picken is a Chartered public relations practitioner who has worked with a wide range of national organisation to introduce Agile working. She developed and has been running the Agile Project Management programme with the Chartered Institute of PR since 2016. She is the UK feature writer for Agile Vox, the international magazine for the Scrum Alliance (professional body for Agile practitioners) and a regular contributor to Agile on the Beach, a global conference held annually in Cornwall, where Rachel is based.

Rachel runs an independent PR consultancy, Agile PR, from Cornwall and works nationally and internationally. Her clients include University of Bristol, University of Oxford, the Chartered Institute of PR plus charities Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust and First Light.

Teams who have taken part in in-house Agile training include the events team at University of Bristol, the PR team at global law firm DLA Piper. Course delegates attend from a diverse range of organisations, from retail giant Primark to the Cabinet Office at No 10
Downing Street.