Ms Rachel Burkitt

Party: Conservative Group

Ward: Uppingham

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Contact information

Mobile:  07812 679766



Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 11/05/2015 -

Appointments to outside bodies

Additional Information

Councillor Rachel Burkitt has lived most of her life in Rutland and has two sons who attended local schools.


Rachel graduated from Leicester University as a mature student with a BA in English Literature before moving into a career in the media, working as a journalist on the Rutland Mercury and as a magazine news editor for Emap (now Bauer Media) in Peterborough.


After a spell in the corporate world, Rachel moved into the charitable sector, working in a variety of areas including a the environment, promoting enterprise and business start-ups, children and health. She now works as a freelance Media and PR specialist.


Away from the council, Rachel enjoys gardening, music, walking, volunteering and current affairs.