Claire joined Big Society Capital in 2015 and is responsible for monitoring and managing the portfolio of investments and ensuring that intermediaries develop and grow in order to maximize their financial and social impact.
Claire spent seven years as a Director for Social Ventures Australia where she was responsible for social enterprise grant and mixed investment funds, overseeing the social venture portfolio, leading work in demand-led employment models, and developing new business opportunities, including in social investment. Claire previously worked for Quiller Consultants, a London based strategic communications consultancy. She holds an MSc in International and European Politics from Edinburgh University.
Claire is a trustee for Social Value UK a national network for social value and impact management. Social Value UK's aim is to reduce environmental degradation and inequality and increase wellbeing for all.