Rachel Brown is the Manager, Finance Operations and Compliance, for the Research & Innovation division at Niagara College. In this role she oversees all department budgets and financial reporting for the division, making strategic decisions on spending related to funder and agency compliance. She also oversees the metrics collection across all areas of Research & Innovation, to inform institutional planning, funder requirements and grant writing opportunities.
Prior to this, Rachel worked for 13 years with the division, most of that time as the Research Grants and Contracts Officer, sharing her in-depth knowledge of the comprehensive array of grant agency programs, and supporting the research management team in coordinating all submissions, overseeing grant compliance and eligibility and liaises with funders and key stakeholders. She is a graduate of Niagara College’s Business Administration – Operations Management program.