Rachel Pether

Rachel Pether, CFA

Television Host at FintechTV
Co-Founder of “The Speakeasy Club”


Rachel Pether is a television news anchor, CFA Charterholder, chartered treasurer, member of Mensa and published author.

A trained journalist with over 5 years’ experience at the BBC, Rachel currently hosts two shows produced by FintechTV– Digital Asset Report and TheIMPACT, focused on sustainability. She acts as MC for numerous international high-profile events such as SALT, Crypto Bahamas, the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Summit Series and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Based in the Middle East since 2008, Rachel spent almost a decade at Mubadala Investment Company – one of the Middle East’s largest sovereign wealth funds – in their Capital Markets & Treasury team. A CFA Charter holder and chartered treasurer, in 2014 the Association of Corporate Treasurers named Rachel “The One to Watch” in Treasury.

Passionate about helping others become more confident public speakers, Rachel is also the Co-Founder of “The Speakeasy Club”, an online training course for Public Speaking that empowers individuals to hone leadership-level speaking skills and build personal confidence.

In 2009 Rachel published her first book – Jandal Prints on the Globe – and helped to establish a charity called Espoir so that sale proceeds could go towards supporting youth entrepreneurship in New Zealand. She is an advisory board member at the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute, cryptocurrency exchange MidChains, and the world’s first Shariah-compliant cryptocurrency Islamic Coin.

Events Associated With:

MEIS Oct'2022, MEIS March'2023, Event3: MEIS May'2024

on Time to Invest in the Future – A Middle Eastern Perspective, Roadmap to Making Middle East the Knowledge and Investment Capital of the World – Gulf Institutional Investors Panel, Crypto Panel – Unlocking the Financial Transformation in the Web 3.0 Era: DeFi, Blockchain and CBDC, Family Office Dynamics – Gulf Family Office Investors Panel