Claire is Strategy Director at the UK Space Agency, responsible for co-ordinating the UK Space Agency’s work to deliver the National Space Strategy, and leading its analysis, communications and public and Parliamentary business.
Since joining the UK Space Agency in September 2016, Claire has also worked as Commercial Space Director, and was responsible for the Government’s Spaceflight Programme, which aims to enable commercial spaceflight services from UK spaceports. Before 2016 Claire undertook a range of policy and programme roles in the Department for Health, Home Office and HM Revenue & Customs.
Claire graduated from Nottingham University and trained as a solicitor at Baker & McKenzie LLP.
The director co-ordinates the UK Space Agency’s work to deliver the National Space Strategy, working with partners across government. They also lead on the Agency’s communications and external affairs, research and analysis, and public and Parliamentary business.