Claire is the Managing Director of Innovation at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and a member of the Trust Board of Directors. Claire heads up the award winning Innovation Centre and Commercial Unit. Claire is a qualified Accountant and experienced healthcare open innovation expert; her dream is to bring the technology power of industry, academia and health together to Advance Global Child Health.
With a total of 20 years’ experience working in the health sector as an Orthoptist, Qualified Accountant, NHS Executive and for also Big Four Consultancy Firm.
Claire won Liverpool Down Town Business Woman of the year in 2020 and has a also won various HSJ and other national awards for innovations.
Outside of work Claire is passionate about keeping fit and spending time with her family eating out and travelling.