BSc Chemistry, UKZN); MBA, University of the Witwatersrand
Claire has spent the last 25 years as an investment professional employed in a range of executive positions within the financial services and DFI industries.
Claire gained BBBEE, infrastructure, energy and social impact investment experience while heading up the Isibaya Fund at the Public Investment Corporation, where she and her team managed R 40 billion worth of unlisted assets. She also gained SME financing and listed equity investment experience from her time as Chief Investment Officer of the National Empowerment Fund and as a Senior Portfolio Manager at Eskom Pension & Provident Fund.
Earlier in her career, Claire spent time as an investment banker as an Executive Director of ABN Amro South Africa, and as an in-house corporate financier for Rebhold, a listed company. As the head of SCMB’s Leveraged Investments Division, Claire is an experienced private equity investor and has insight into the overall workings of banking institutions from her time as Head of Strategic Planning for the Standard Bank Group.