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Rachel Cashman

Specialist in Psychological Safety, Wellbeing, and Resilience at work

Rachel Cashman

Rachel Cashman is a specialist in psychological safety, well-being, and resilience at work. She works with executives, leaders, and teams to support sustainable and healthy high performance, backed by international research, and supported by world-leading experts.

In a consultancy and coaching market that is based on complex academic research and measurement tools, clients come to Rachel for her real-world insight and varied frontline experience – as a nursing home healthcare assistant, working in the pharmaceutical industry, as a hospital board member, government advisor and coach for international corporate leaders – all of which define her unique and empathic approach to putting the theory of psychological safety and wellbeing at work into practice.

Rachel is one of only a handful of Fearless Organization Certified Practitioners in the UK, having worked with world-leading psychological safety expert, Amy Edmondson, Professor of Leadership at Harvard Business School to support NHS and Local Authority Chief Executives through an Action Learning Set “Psychologically Safe Leadership” during the first wave of the Covid19 Pandemic.

In 2021, Rachel received accredited training in applying the world’s first psychological safety at work standard – ISO 45003 – launched by the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) and Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and Rachel holds a certificate in Neuroscience Professional Development, certified by the British Psychological Society.

Rachel works extensively within the NHS and a range of Government departments across the UK and with the pharmaceutical industry and other highly regulated sectors globally.

We work with more than 200 leading Life Sciences companies including:

Working with Life Science Access Academy, our company love the variety of the many courses that are on offer. The hour long courses on specific subjects are really useful on Friday lunchtimes for our field teams and gain a lot of interest.

Life Science Access Academy are also super flexible and helpful when it comes to tailoring some additional sessions to our needs.

Marsha Gray, Training Specialist

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

We have been partnered with LSAA for several years now which has enabled our team members to develop their competencies and capabilities.

With over 700 learning modules, regular webinars on highly relevant topics across the UK, the opportunity to engage with expert speakers after events and regular blogs and newsletters, the platform is a highly valued resource at Ferring.

The team also provides regular usage statistics so we can understand the hot topics in Ferring and enable colleagues to share knowledge and experience with each other.

Paul Runeckles, Director of Execution Excellence


Frontier Medical has fully implemented, Life Science Access Academy allowing Sales and Marketing to utilise the system. Maximising on line learning for all remote staff stimulates a culture of self-development giving individuals the accountability and responsibility to broaden their skills set.

Life Science Access Academy training is topical and a good fit for the faced paced healthcare market.

Simon Warden, National Sales Manager

Frontier Medical Group

I have found the training via the Life Science Access Academy to be excellent and I know many of my colleagues have as well.

The content is always kept up to date and there is huge and interesting variety of topics covered. The site is curated in a way that makes it clear and easy to navigate. Also, the staff at Life Science access Academy are friendly and responsive and all the experts are always knowledgeable in their areas.

Richard Edmonds

Gedeon Richter Women's Health

The variety and relevancy of content brings value to many different roles across the healthcare industry.

I have also been overwhelmed by the way the Life Science Access Academy team have accommodated our own business needs, being sensitive yet responsive to helping us since its formation.

Robb Sayers, UK Capability Lead

ViiV Healthcare