Agricultural degree with honours – Edinburgh
Claire has fulfilled key roles in organisations at the forefront of the agricultural industry in the UK and NZ which includes; Senior Project Advisor for Ministry for Primary Industries, Disease Operations Co-ordinator for Animal Health Board and Livestock Liaison officer for Scotbeef / M&S. She has skills and experience within project and contract management, business improvement and stakeholder relationship management.
Claire supports the Portfolio Leader for Meat & Fibre- Pasture to Consumer, by strategically working with the relevant stakeholders throughout the red-meat-value-chain to co-ordinate delivery of AgResearch projects ensuring relevant impacts are delivered. This involves working closely with Science Impact Leaders and scientists to understand the R&D initiatives that AgResearch can offer to deliver our impact areas associated with assigned stakeholders. It also includes supporting scientists with new stakeholder relationships as coordinated through the Science Team Leaders and ensuring appropriate contractual terms and agreements (including Intellectual Property) are negotiated with our partners. Claire also focuses on growing existing business relationships and developing new opportunities, which attract investment to enable delivery of innovative science to commercial clients and stakeholders.