Clare is Co-Chair of the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA), the professional association for those who lead and support educational change in UK higher education. She has held leadership roles in learning and teaching at a range of UK universities, from the Russell Group to post-92 and small and specialist institutions, as well as a sector-wide role in one of the predecessor organisations to Advance HE. She is recognised as Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy for her strategic impact on learning and teaching nationally. She has been involved in TEF since its inception, at three different universities and as a contributor to the Pearce Review.