Rachel Aylmer worked as an accountant and a primary school teacher before moving into the voluntary sector when joining Children’s Links over 20 years ago. During that time she has been involved in services for children and workforce development.  

Rachel became Chief Executive in April 2022 and is responsible for continuing to develop the excellent staff team and ensure the delivery of good quality services.  She is passionate about promoting the importance of play and is committed to working in partnership to improve outcomes for children, families and communities.