Claire joined the Board of Trustees in October 2016. She qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and is a partner in a Suffolk-based firm of solicitors. She studied law at De Montfort and London Guildhall universities and has a degree in business studies from the University of East Anglia. Prior to moving to the private legal sector in 2017, she worked for many years in the public sector as the Head of Legal and Democratic Services for an urban local authority. In addition to supporting 4YP, Claire is also interested in environmental issues and the arts.