David Rachelson

Rachelson, David
Director, Sustainability, Rubicon Global

David Rachelson is Head of Sustainability at Rubicon Global, a Certified B Corporation that is the world’s leading provider of sustainable waste and recycling solutions. At Rubicon, David spearheads the company’s sustainability efforts focused on diverting waste from landfills and developing circular economy solutions that keep materials within the value chain, serving as regenerative feedstock for future producers.Using the company’s proprietary technology platform, Rubicon provides transparent data to its users about their organization’s environmental impact through waste reduction. David represented Rubicon at the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland where the company received The Circulars Award for Digital Disrupter.     

Prior to Rubicon, David worked as a management consultant with PwC and a member of the Corporate Responsibility & Public Affairs department at InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). At IHG, David supported the development and deployment of IHG’s Green Engage platform that provides hotel operators with tailored and cost effective sustainability solutions. Earlier in his career, David worked in a variety of public sector capacities including at The White House Office of Political Affairs and the U.S. Department of State, where he supported management and reform efforts at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations.  

David received an M.B.A. from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School and a B.A. from George Washington University. David currently serves on the Boards of Goizueta Business School and the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum. He also is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations.