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Claire joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 June 2022
Claire is an experienced non-executive director with both listed and private companies. Her executive career included senior corporate development and strategic planning roles with multinational, blue-chip businesses across the manufacturing, industrial and consumer goods sectors, including with GE, InBev, Cadbury, DS Smith and Fenner (a Michelin company). She is also a chartered accountant, having qualified with EY. Claire has worked with many businesses undergoing operational and cultural change, driving their international expansion with a mixture of strategic thinking and tactical implementation. She has supported a number of multinationals with key operations in the US and, in addition, has substantial experience leading corporate transactions.
Claire is Chair of Audit and Risk for Murray International Trust PLC, Chair of Audit for JP Morgan American Investment Trust plc and is also a Non-Executive Director of NHBS Ltd, a privately owned online retailer.
Claire’s skills include corporate development, strategic planning, corporate finance and transactions, together with listed company governance.