BA Hons, MSc, Dip
Much of Clare’s work focuses on strengthening relationships and team dynamics in senior teams, whilst addressing strategy development, organisation congruence, and managing lasting and sustainable change.
Clare is an organisational change consultant, a leadership development specialist and an executive coach, with over twenty years’ experience in the Civil Service and wider public sector. Clare’s areas of interest include developing executive teams and creating cultural change with a broad range of client tailored interventions and deep understanding of group dynamics, encouraging communication and connection through the organisation.
Clare has worked with Wirral Council to develop their Executive Team using team coaching. She has developed senior leadership within NHS Trusts across the UK, including Walsall Trust and Cambridge and St. George’s University Hospitals. She has also worked on cultural change with Health and Safety Investigations Branch. She has helped The Home Office on its cultural inquiry after The Windrush Report and developed its agency to implement change. In the Department for Education, she created stronger joint working practices. She has worked with the Independent Office of Police Conduct during transformation of its operating model, working on leadership development and culture change. Clare is an Executive Coach and works with the Church Schools of Cambridge and Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust, coaching Head Teachers and supporting organisation development, and is a mentor at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. Her coaching programmes have been delivered in IOPC, NCA and Wirral Council. Alongside this, Clare designs and facilitates team builds for organisations of all sizes, facilitates leadership and management training and Action Learning Sets.
Clare has a background in human capital approaches to HR, including employee engagement, talent development programme design, leadership programmes and development centre delivery. She has key skills and experience in working in unionized environments and influencing in large organisations with very political environments.
Clare has an MSc in Human Resource Management and Development from Nottingham Trent Business School and a BA Hons from the University of East Anglia. Organisation Development Practitioner Programmes with Roffey Park and Ashridge developed her OD practice further. She is a coach and psychometric practitioner (EBW) with an Advanced Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Approaches, a Certificate in Dramatherapy and training in Gestalt approaches to group facilitation. She is a qualified Action Learning Set facilitator and holds a Diploma in Executive Coaching and Mentoring. She has recently undertaken group development work with Mee-Yan Cheung Judge. She is licenced to deliver the “When Cultures Meet” workshop from Power + Systems.
Clare lives in South Cambridgeshire with her young family, husband and dog Flash. She enjoys dog walking, textile crafts, cooking for friends and plans to return to dancing and acting; but for now, she’s kept busy as an active member of the school PTA and local village community.