Claire has a B.Sc (eng) in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Southampton University, as well as a PGCE in science.
Despite these, for the last twenty-five years she has worked full time in Outdoor Education for a variety of providers. Claire’s specialism is canoeing & kayaking: she holds the BCU Level 5 Coach award in both Open Canoe and Sea Kayak, and is an active provider of a wide range of BCU qualifications.
Her coaching and guiding work has taken her to Canada, North America, and Norway in recent years, as well as many days exploring and enjoying Lochaber. She works full time as a freelance paddlesports coach and guide.