Clare is a Senior Media Officer at the Wellcome Trust, the second largest charitable foundation in the world. Her job involves promoting some of the biggest health stories in the UK and globally. Recent topics she has worked on include mitochondrial donation, the Ebola epidemic and the rise of drug-resistant infection. She also works on raising the profile of important issues in science, such as animal research, open access and the data sharing.
Before the Wellcome Trust Clare worked in a variety of communications and media relations roles across the UK and Europe. These include UCL, the University of Leeds and CERN in Switzerland.
Clare has a undergraduate degree in Human Sciences from UCL, a masters degree in Science Communication from Imperial College and a diploma in Crisis Communications from the CIPR.