Rachel Nyaradzo Adams

Leadership Development Practitioner, Ontological Coach and Founder of Narachi Leadership

Rachel is the founder of Narachi Leadership, a practice aimed at developing deep benches of leaders across Africa. She is an ontological coach and a neuroscience coach. Rachel has been coaching and developing high-impact leaders her entire professional career. Having trained and worked in top institutions across the world including at McKinsey, Yale, Allan Gray Orbis and Newfield Network, Rachel understands the business of excellence in leadership quite intimately. Her ambition is to transform and empower African leaders with tools to accelerate their own development and that of their environments through training, coaching, facilitation and advisory. She uses tools from anthropology, ontology, psychology, neuroscience and systems thinking. Rachel is a Mandela Rhodes Scholar, a Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow, a Mellon Mays Fellow and a Felix Scholar. Rachel has worked with senior and executive leaders from across the African continent and beyond and has spoken, moderated and facilitated on various platforms including the UN, TEDx, Obama Leaders and the World Bank. She sits on the boards of Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS), Jakes Gerwel Fellowship, St. George’s College and Old Mutual Youth Fund (Zimbabwe). She is also a contributor for Inc Africa