Testimonials

“Claire’s strengths and experience lie in her deep understanding of the critical, practical, developmental and economic landscape of the cultural and creative industries, in particular the visual arts and crafts sector.  Claire works industriously, creatively and with good humour, a much needed asset in the arts sector.” Stephen Beddoe, Director Student Enterprise and Employability, University of the Arts …

Stephen Beddoe

“I’ve found working with Claire particularly useful because she clearly and succinctly identifies what needs doing and what our respective roles are in moving forward. Most importantly, she is the critical friend who will tell me what I need to hear, even if it’s an uncomfortable message. During busy times, Claire’s realistic approach is exactly …

Karl Wilding

“Claire supported me to develop a series of workshops in order for the team to participate in the development of a strategy for the department. Claire very quickly secured the confidence of the team as a facilitator. The workshops were clear in their aims, provided clear outputs and have left the team at Tate Liverpool …

Sue Grindrod

“Claire facilitated a day’s joint strategic planning for two of our teams.  Her meticulous planning ensured that the aims of the day were clear and realistic and that the teams were engaged in the process.  Claire was an informed and positive facilitator, and the well-structured workshop has enabled the teams to move forward with clear …

Katrina Crookall

“Claire was our consultant on an Arts Council funded Resilience Project that aimed to shift the culture of the museums to be more inclusive and engaging. Claire very quickly got to grips with the nuances of the organization and she was very adept at shifting her style to suit the situation and the people she …

James Etherington

”Claire has been great to work with, supportive and provoking, her thoughtful and positive approach helped us develop our business plan, clarify our key priorities and articulate them clearly and succinctly to both the board and the team.” Bryony Bond, Creative Director, The Tetley

Bryony Bond

“Claire made a tremendous contribution to mima at a crucial time for the organisation.  Her understanding of the Arts and Museums sector, her knowledge of organisational change, coupled with her calm, structured approach was a real asset to me and the team.” Kate Brindley, former Director, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (mima)

Kate Brindley