Chief Executive Officer of DFN Project SEARCH, and DFN Foundation
strand: SPECIAL EDUCATION - INCLUSION, NEURODIVERGENCE AND EMPLOYABILITY
Chief Executive Officer of DFN Project SEARCH, and DFN Foundation, Claire is an experienced senior leader and public speaker with an extensive background in education, innovative curriculum design and best practice supported employment.
Formerly a headteacher of a broad-spectrum special school, Claire now leads this fast-growing dynamic charity that seeks to support best practice transition to employment for people with a learning disability, and/or autism spectrum condition, both nationally and internationally.
Experienced chair and board member, Claire is currently a Trustee of a specialist school with the primary responsibility for safeguarding. Claire also supports many national workstreams around evidence-based transition to employment provision.