Claire is the Founder and CEO of Man Bites Dog, the strategic ideas company.
A born entrepreneur and innovator, Claire worked on her first business at 14, published a book at 25 and at 30 established Man Bites Dog as leaders in marketing communications for the knowledge economy.
With more than twenty years’ experience leading global strategic marketing and thought leadership programmes, Claire is an expert in global business branding, thought leadership, public relations and marketing. Her team specialises in working with intelligent companies from technology, professional and financial services to deliver ideas and programmes which turn their intangible expertise into differentiating value. Man Bites Dog has won more than 60 national and global awards from Best Campaign to Best Place To Work, and Claire was recently named Female Marketing Leader of the Year by the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
An established speaker and commentator, Claire is an active champion of entrepreneurship, the ideas economy and women in business. Having spent nearly half her life in Brighton & Hove and established a thriving business here, Claire is passionate about the power of our entrepreneurs to build a prosperous community and make global waves from the seaside.
Here she is chatting to Felicity Beckett, Summit curator and MC: