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 nearly twenty years’ experience in the Civil Service and wider public sector. Clare’s areas of interest include developing boards and executive teams and creating cultural change within a system with a broad range of client-tailored interventions, encouraging communication and connection through the organisation.
Clare has developed senior leadership within NHS Trusts across the UK, most recently in Cambridge and St. George’s University Hospitals. She also works with the Church Schools of Cambridge and Diocese of Ely, coaching Head Teachers and supporting organisation development, and is a mentor at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. She has recently undertaken consultancy work for the Independent Office of Police Conduct, working on leadership development and culture change.
Clare has a background in human capital approaches to HR, including employee engagement, talent identification and development, early talent programme design, leadership development, leadership model design and implementation and assessment 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.
Clare lives in South Cambridgeshire with her young family, husband and dog Flash. She enjoys dog walking, textile crafts, cooking for friends and would love to have time to go back to theatre, dancing and acting one day. For now, she’s kept busy as an active member of the school PTA and local village community.