Clair has experience in helping to create and sustain new & existing businesses as part of a wider campaign to encourage economic growth and stability in the West Midlands region, UK.
She was the key driver behind ‘be inspired’ programme at a UK University – an initiative that created and maintained an enterprising collaboration of investors, entrepreneurs, business mentors, academics and industry leaders through business, networking & leadership events, and the provision of springboard opportunities for new start-ups.
Her focus includes: Business Start-Up, Enterprise, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Project Management, funding selection and bidding. She has extensive experience as a Programme Manager – managing enterprise activities and programmes and overseeing business start-up schemes.
She has also worked as a Project Manager and Quality Officer and is well-versed with European Funding regimes, and the management of EU funded projects. She is a qualified Project Manager, and Enterprise Mentor, and an Accredited SFEDI Mentor and has a MSc in Environmental Protection (Law).