Claire is Principal at Albany Senior High School in Auckland, New Zealand. She was also one of the three foundation Deputy Principals at Hobsonville Point Secondary School. Claire has worked for a variety of schools and educational organisations in her twenty-year teaching career. This has included working at a a number of new and established secondary schools as well as working on various national projects with the NZ Ministry of Education, the Network for Learning and, and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Claire is a founding member of the Education Council of Aotearoa and is a board member of NetSafeNZ and 21C Skills Lab.
Claire is passionate about her family, education, design and tattoos, living by the mantra - “you can never be overdressed or overeducated”.