Claire joined National Grid in July 2017 as the System Operator’s Lead Finance Business Partner, having previously spent the majority of her career in the pharmaceutical industry, primarily at AstraZeneca, across a range of global Finance, Change and Project roles.
During that time, Claire spent five years working and living in Europe, including Milan, Budapest, Warsaw and Athens.
Her final role at AstraZeneca was as a member of the Leadership Team building an emerging markets branded generics business, an area that was completely new for the business.
After leaving AstraZeneca, Claire worked at Unilever and was CFO at a privately-owned specialty pharma company.
Claire has a physics degree from Somerville College, Oxford and is a qualified Management Accountant (CIMA, CGMA).