Rachel Friend

Rachel Friend

GM Marketing & Sales, NSW & ACT - Red Energy


Rachel is GM of Marketing & Sales for Red Energy in NSW and the ACT and manages media and external communications across the retail group.

Before accepting the GM role, Rachel was the Director of Mediafriendly, a communications and media training consultancy. Besides Red Energy and Snowy Hydro, Mediafriendly provided training and advice for clients across industries including health, education, sport, finance, and telecommunications for over a decade.

Rachel has an extensive media background working as a broadcast journalist on the Nine and Seven Networks, the ABC, Sky News as well as the London News Network in the UK. Her passion is people and joining the dots across business, partnerships, customers and the teams she works with.

Red Energy has proudly supported BCNA since 2015 and recently launched a product that gives Red customers the opportunity to directly contribute up to $120 per year when they sign up their electricity and gas to a Red BCNA Saver Plan. To date more than 8700 customers have taken up the plan contributing nearly half a million dollars to BCNA.

Red Energy is proud to be a part of the 25th Anniversary Field of Women event in August and the naming rights partner for the family festival to be held within Yarra Park, adjacent to the MCG.

She has a Bachelor of Arts, Majoring in Journalism and Public Relations from Deakin University.