National Assembly for Wales
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Claire has been Chief Executive and Clerk of
the National Assembly since 2007 and will be retiring at Easter.
She is responsible for ensuring that the Assembly, and the sixty
Assembly Members, are provided with the property, staff and
services so that Assembly inspires confidence and has a reputation
for accessible and efficient democracy.
Before she joined the Assembly, Claire was
Chief Executive of Companies House and Registrar of Companies.
Earlier posts in her career included Director of Corporate Services
at the Patent Office and Chief Executive of Powys Training and
Enterprise Council. She also spent two years on the island of St
Helena while her husband was Chief Secretary and later Governor;
here she did some teaching and other voluntary work. She has a
degree in psychology from the Open University.