Rachel Nyaradzo Adams

Rachel is the founder of Narachi Leadership, a boutique consultancy aimed at equipping leaders with unique tools for transformational leadership. She merges research and practice from neuroscience, psychology, biomimicry and ontology to give clients a holistic opportunity for theirs and their followers continued development. In this work she offers her expertise as a facilitator of leadership training, ontological coach, advisory partner and speaker. She works with corporates, entrepreneurs, teams and


Rachel has received numerous awards for leadership and academic excellence including: the Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellowship; the Mandela Rhodes Scholarship; the Mellon Mays Leadership and Service Award; the Mellon Mays Scholarship and the Felix Scholarship. She read for her Masters in African Studies at the University of Oxford (St. Anthony’s College) and for her undergraduate and Honours degrees in Anthropology, Media and Writing at the University of Cape Town. She has delivered keynote addresses on various prestigious platforms including the UN, McKinsey, Yale, Obama Leaders, TEDx, EVE Africa, The Boardroom  Africa and SciencesPo LeAD Campus amongst others. Her corporate clients include Discovery, ABSA, Dalberg, L’Oreal, Danone, Cellulant and Nedbank (amongst others) where she has worked largely with senior leadership but also with leaders of younger tenure.


Rachel enjoys traveling, learning from diverse spiritual practices, reading and writing. She is writing her first book.