She brings 12 years’ experience, including working previously as a senior adviser on central government policy, mental health and disability in the Western Australian (WA) Government. Claire is passionate about working with clients to deliver better services for people experiencing vulnerability.
Before joining Nous, Claire worked at the WA Department of the Premier and Cabinet on social policy projects, including negotiating the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), for dissolution of the Home and Community Care program, and preparing the 2016-17 State Methamphetamine Action Plan. She also worked as a senior project manager for the WA Mental Health Commission and Disability Services Commission on the inclusion of people with mental illness in the NDIS.
Claire is co-author of The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS): Australia’s Public Policy Experiment. The book is the first text to comprehensive examine the NDIS from both an academic and public policy perspective.
Claire holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of WA.
Claire enjoys yoga, listening to podcasts and spending time with her family.