Claire is Research Director at Centre for London. Her research interests include education and opportunity, wellbeing, equalities and gender.

Before joining Centre for London she was the Head of Research at Coram Family and Childcare, where she led on the annual Childcare Surveys. She previously worked in research and development at digital mental health provider Big White Wall, and in public sector research consultancy. She grew up in North London and now lives south of the river.

Claire has a degree in history from Cambridge and a postgraduate certificate in health economics from York. She is an experienced public speaker and media spokesperson. She is excited to be joining Centre for London and will initially be focusing on our work on older Londoners, and the challenges and opportunities for outer London.