Clare currently works with Sustainability First as an associate on a number of current projects. She is an energy policy consultant and fine artist. She was Director of Strategic Policy for Energy-UK, the national energy organisation, from 2012-2014. Prior to that she spent six years with one of its predecessor bodies, the UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy, the body which brought together the major energy utility companies on climate and sustainability. At UKBCSE, Clare held posts as Head of Policy and thereafter Director. Clare has a first class degree in geography & environmental studies from the University of Lancaster and a master's degree in environmental science from Kings College, London.