HRMI 2021: Rachel Botsman, Lecturer and Trust Fellow, University of Oxford

Botsman is a trust expert, author, and lecturer at Oxford University. She is passionate about teaching people how to think differently and challenge ideas around trust and humility.

She has been recognised as one of the world’s 30 most influential management thinkers by Thinkers50, one of the Top 10 most influential voices in the UK on LinkedIn and honoured as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Her TED talks have been viewed more than five million times.

Botsman is the author of two critically acclaimed books, What’s Mine is Yours, and Who Can You Trust?. Through her popular newsletter, ‘Rethink,’ she warmly engages with a community of 40,000 subscribers every fortnight. 

She lives in Oxford with her husband and two children.


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Rachel Botsman was ranked 43rd on the list of HR Most Influential Thinkers in 2021.