Rachel lives in Bristol, UK. She is one-half of web development company edgeofmyseat.com, the company behind the speaker portfolio site Notist and the CMS Perch, and also editor in chief of Smashing Magazine. Her day-to-day work can include anything from product development to dev-ops to CSS, and she writes about all these subjects on her blog at rachelandrew.co.uk.

Rachel has been working on the web since 1996 and writing about the web for almost as long. Her books include the recent Get Ready for CSS Grid Layout and HTML5 for Web Designers second edition. She is a regular columnist for A List Apart as well as other publications online and print. She is a Google Developer Expert for Web Technologies and a W3C Invited Expert to the CSS Working Group. In all her free time Rachel is a keen distance runner and a student pilot.