Clare is a sustainability consultant with over 25 years’ experience in the construction sector. She has worked on projects in the UK and internationally in roles ranging from private consultancy to national policy design.
She has previously served on the sustainability committees of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers. After a decade working as a consultant structural engineer, Clare developed an interest in sustainability. This led her to move to BRE where she headed the technical team responsible for the BREEAM environmental building standards. During this time, she was instrumental in the international adaptation and growth of BREEAM and led the development of BREEAM for the London 2012 Olympics.
Clare also has extensive consultancy experience having provided sustainability advice and assessments on high profile projects, including major international developments and Olympic venues. As Commercial Director of Tracker Plus she also led the user journey design for an award-winning sustainability management software system.
Most recently she headed a policy team at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy focussed on improving the energy efficiency of existing owner-occupied homes, in support of the government’s commitment to achieve Net Zero by 2050.