Clare joined Sustrans in 2017 as the Head of Delivery for the Midlands and East. In this capacity, she led a team of 40 people delivering engagement projects in schools and communities across the region. Appointed England Director for the Midlands and East in May 2020, Clare has been in a position of leadership at a time when walking and cycling have been thrust into the spotlight.
A Nottingham-born Cambridge graduate, Clare is passionate about tackling climate change and promoting sustainable travel, and has a professional background in climate change strategy and transport policy.
Clare joined Sustrans from the Department of Energy and Climate Change, where she played a key role in the delivery of over twenty projects in support of meeting the Government’s 2020 renewable electricity target. Prior to that, she served as the Specialist to the Transport Select Committee in Parliament.