Clare is a Director of Public Policy Projects. She was an elected local government councillor from 1990-2014 holding different roles including Mayor, Cabinet Member, Scrutiny Chair and Health & Wellbeing Board Member. She was active in the cross party Local Government Association from 1998- 2014 on programme Boards and developing councillor recruitment and leadership training programmes. Her day job at Westminster involved working with politicians and the policy world. She is now also an advisor on healthcare and local government to a multinational company. Clare was appointed an OBE for services to local government, is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Deputy Lieutenant for Greater London.