She is adept at framing compelling stories of ambition, growth and change to attract talent, partners or investors.
Claire specializes in helping companies to build differentiated communications strategies which drive commercial success or deal with a period of change.
Having spent two decades in financial communications and corporate reputation, Claire has extensive global reputation management expertise, ranging from ECM and M&A, to issues and crisis, to expansion and change. She has provided communications and media relations counsel to Governments, leading financial institutions and global corporations, in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa and South East Asia.
Much of her work in the last decade has centred on highly regulated industries, in particular with financial institutions. Here, she has worked to deliver impactful change programmes, to manage issues, to advise on M&A, to communicate new strategies and to power commercial expansion.
Claire has held both in-house and consultancy positions. Her background is in investor communications and prior to joining CNC, Claire was an investor relations manager at UPC NV and a member of the European investor relations consulting team at Thomson Financial.
She started her career in the wealth management industry and is qualified as an IFA.
Q&A with Claire
Three words to describe you.
Lover of stories. Ambitious working mother. 42 years young.
Who or what inspires you?
Simplicity inspires me. I like crisp writing, clear information and intuitive design. Simplicity requires greater user or audience understanding. It requires creativity. And most of all, it requires bravery. It is almost always more compelling.
What digital platforms do you actively use?
I choose LinkedIn and Instagram. I am a people person and a visual learner.
What is your personal mantra?
Go with grace.
What is the most exciting city you’ve ever been to?
Tokyo in spring - cherry blossom, snow, tradition, technology….. What a city of contrasts!