Claire is Head of Markets for the Electricity System Operator, the organisation that ensures that Great Britain has the essential energy it needs by making sure supply meets demand every second of the day. Over the past 20 years, she has worked in a diverse range of regulatory, commercial and operational roles and has been at the sharp end of changes in the UK Power sector, including being responsible for optimising the power grid for the first UK coal-free day.
Claire is passionate about driving the transition to a decarbonised energy system through embracing innovative and disruptive technologies, championing the role of the consumer and promoting the importance of diversity and inclusion in the energy sector. She has been named in the @rise_utils list of the top 25 UK influencers in the energy industry, in the top 1000 @SustMeme global influencers on Climate & Energy and recognized in the 2020 HERoes women executives list. She sits on the Advisory Board for the Oxford University-run UK Centre for Research on Energy Demand and also on the Advisory Board for the Cambridge Energy Policy Research Group.