Claire is a professional coach to lawyers and executives, based in Sydney, Australia. With over 30 years of experience gained through senior management appointments with some of the world’s largest companies and at top-tier law firms, she now coaches private and corporate clients to empower them to move their career and leadership dreams into active, actionable, pursuits.
Claire is certified by the International Coaching Federation (ICF), is a non-executive director of multiple ASX listed companies and is an Industry/Professional Fellow with the University of Technology Sydney, School of Law. In addition, Claire is an honorary member of the New South Wales executive of the Australian Association of Corporate Counsel and a committee member of the New South Wales Law Society Futures Committee.
Claire has been recognised as one of Australia’s best lawyers and female executives, including having been awarded the “Excellence Award for Women in Law”, “General Counsel of the Year”, “Female Executive of the Year in Asia, Australia & New Zealand”, “Mentor of the Year” and was featured in SmartCompany’s International Women’s Day Showcase.
Part and parcel with her passion for coaching, Claire is an active public speaker on issues of innovation, diversity and inclusion, psychological wellness, developing high performing teams and women’s leadership.
Claire is also a mentor for 7 x World Surfing Champion Layne Beachley AO’s “Aim for the Stars” Foundation. As a member of both the International Coaching Federation and The Institute of Coaching McLean/Harvard Medical School, Claire is passionate about helping lawyers rewrite the rules, whether they be craving clarity on what a dream career by design looks like, want to finally move that great business idea off the back burner and into reality, or how to get that next promotion or a new job.
- International Coaching Federation® Certified (ACC)
- Extended DISC Certified Practitioner
- FinxS Certified Practitioner