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Rachael Howard

Rachael Howard



Professional biography

Rachel Howard joined Castrol Lubricants in 1998 as an analytical technician. Over the next 10 years Rachel progressed up the levels in analytical and was promoted to product development chemist for truck engine oils.

In 2000, when BP acquired Castrol, Rachel was appointed Team Leader of truck engine oil development. Whilst studying for Chartered Institute of Marketing exams Rachel was transitioned to a post in lubes marketing where she stayed for two years. Post maternity leave Rachel returned to technology and was appointed as Team Leader for the passenger car oil team, which is her role today.