Chief Marketing and Fundraising Officer, British Heart Foundation, UK

Claire is an award-winning senior executive, marketing director and diversity champion with proven record of delivering revenue growth. Her career spans agency and client-side roles, with part of her early career as an Account Director for Proximity, one of the top direct marketing agencies in the UK. She then spent 13 years at BT in various marketing and customer related roles, rising to become Group Brand Director. Followed by three years as Marketing Director at Direct Line.

She’s currently the Executive Director of Marketing, Fundraising and Engagement at the British Heart Foundation, responsible for the fundraising P&L, marketing and fundraising strategy, product development, campaign execution and customer experience across all products and channels to market.

Claire is also an active member of Women in Advertising and Communication Leaders (WACL). WACL is a network of the UK’s most senior female leaders in marketing and communications - its purpose is to accelerate gender equality in the industry through inspiration, support and campaigning.
Outside of work, Claire is married with two sons and lives in Surrey. She loves the sunshine, is a regular bootcamp attendee and a fan of cake and champagne.

Last updated 10 January 2022