Claire is head of people operations at Omidyar Network, where she is focused on the firm’s internal human resources functions.
She came to Omidyar Network with extensive experience working with managers to understand people dynamics and organizational growth where performance, learning, and fun create a sustainable commitment to the organization's mission. Prior to joining Omidyar Network, Claire spent 11 years working in various roles for Canonical Group Limited, an open source technology company, where she was most recently director of business services. During her time there, she helped to grow the company’s global operations from 30 people to more than 800. Claire previously held positions in operations, administration for Red Bull and worked in the shipping industry in East Africa.
Claire received a B.A. in international business, French, and Spanish from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. She is also a qualified NLP, MBTI and Motivational Maps practitioner and is qualifying to be an ICF coach.