Clare joined GambleAware as Director of Research and Evaluation in February 2017.

Prior to her appointment, Clare developed strategy and policy for the regulator of health and adult social care and was Head of Policy and Research at Samaritans. She worked for the public communications arm of the South African Government, including on the 2010 FIFA World Cup. She also worked for the South African Human Rights Commission and Institute for Democracy in South Africa and edited a journal on gender in Africa. Her experience is in interdisciplinary programmes of research and evaluation on complex social issues and research for policy and practice.  

She has a MA in Gender Studies and MSc in Social Research Methods from the London School of Economics and Political Science.