Claire is a lecturer within the Business department, and a course tutor offering pastoral support to students. She specialises in teaching marketing, after a previous career in journalism, PR, copywriting and publishing. Claire has deep knowledge of Harper Adams and its stakeholders, having been its Press and Publications Officer. She was previously editor of a range of monthly lifestyle magazines, including Shropshire Life. Claire studied BSc (Hons) Psychology at The University of Wolverhampton and, upon graduating, became a news reporter for the Shropshire Star. Before university she worked in procurement for the Ministry of Defence, and has also worked in retail and housing. She is also a qualified NLP and wellbeing coach. Shropshire born and bred, Claire lives in Telford with her two children, and enjoys learning, literature, the arts, skiing, walking and film.