Claire joined WISE in November 2017 as an Associate working on several projects within the Development team, one of which was project managing the CSO WISE Fellowship Programme for NHS England from March to June 2018. Claire then joined the WISE Membership team as Membership Manager and is now responsible for establishing and developing relationships with new and existing members.
Claire studied Animal Nutrition and Physiology at the University of Leeds and after completing her degree, spent the following 13 years working in management in the agricultural industry. Claire has experience of people management, sales and marketing, technical service and customer support, purchasing and manufacturing, quality and logistics.
Claire is passionate about improving the retention and progression of women in the STEM industry and enjoys supporting companies and organisations through the Ten Steps campaign. Claire is also enthusiastic about the People Like Me campaign and strongly supports the importance of having successful female role models in the STEM industry that young girls can relate to and aspire to be.