Clare is an Associate Director with AQC, with more than 20 years' relevant experience in the academic and consultancy environments. Prior to joining AQC in 2006, she was at the Air Quality Management Resource Centre at the University of the West of England (UWE) where she worked on policy and assessment projects. Her work at AQC focuses on the provision of services to local authorities in the preparation of air quality Action Plans, Strategies and Review and Assessment reports. Clare also works closely with Defra and is currently managing the Defra Air Quality Grant Appraisal contract. She has also developed experience of BREEAM air quality assessments.