Claire is a multi-award winning scientist, entrepreneur, NED and philanthropist with more than 20 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry spanning the large multi-nationals GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer, virtual biotech and Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations (CDMOs).
She is CEO of Agility Life Sciences, an award-winning formulation development CDMO which uses its “Fast Futureproof Formulations” approach to give its Clients’ molecules the best chance of success in preclinical studies, and enable them to be accelerated to clinic or commercialisation.
Claire is also Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Cambridge, where she advises academics on how to translate their research into healthcare products, develop strategic partnerships and source funding.
She holds an Honorary Professorship from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Nottingham, and is Chair of the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s Women in Science and Education (FIP WiSE) initiative.
A former footballer, Claire has launched and fully funds the Girls In Football Teams (GIFT) Grants,
which support girls’ and women’s teams across the UK.