Claire read Geography at the University of Birmingham before taking a postgraduate course in Rural Estate Management at the Royal Agricultural College. As a chartered surveyor with over 10 years experience, Claire advises members on a range of issues including planning, diversification, rural crime, wayleaves and public access. Claire has policy responsibility for Devon and Somerset.
In her spare time, Claire enjoys trail running, horse riding and kayaking across the region.
Claire joined the CLA in 2013 and moved from CLA East to CLA South West in February 2020.