Rachel Pallett is Business Development Director for Steam Specialties, comprising the leading brands of Spirax Sarco and Gestra, part of Spirax-Sarco Engineering plc, a FTSE100 company. Rachel loves innovation, the business of engineering and bringing people together to solve problems. She's had 30 years of working around the world with companies ranging from household names to behind-the-scenes B2B giants. This led to her current role as Steam Business Development Director, specialising in thermal energy solutions and fluid technology where she leads the research, development, product portfolio, marketing and business development functions. Her current projects include delivering on Spirax-Sarco Engineering’s pledge to be Net Zero by 2030 (scope 1 and 2) and commercialising innovative new products and services to decarbonise industrial processes. Rachel is also a passionate champion of inclusion, diversity and wellbeing at work and serves as a member of the CBI Manufacturing Council.