Rachel Barr

VP Sustainability

Rachel leads sustainability efforts at UBQ, working closely with clients and international organizations to advance the circular economy and decarbonize production. Prior to joining UBQ, Rachel was a social entrepreneur, creating businesses that leveraged social and economic networks to advance green procurement and normalize sustainability.

She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and a Master of Environmental Science from Yale University, where she trained as a natural resource economist and worked as a circular economy researcher at the Center for Industrial Ecology. Additionally, she received a Master of Arts in Public Affairs from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, where she also completed work toward a Ph.D. in the Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Program.