AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS // Claire is the Executive Creative Director of Design Bridge New York, Amsterdam. She has been a driving force behind the creative growth of the Amsterdam studio, seeing them develop lasting relationship with international brands as well as acquire a wealth of international awards from Diamond Pentawards to Design Effectiveness and Best in show Creative Circle and Davey Awards.
While with Saatchi & Saatchi Asia she was an integral part of making them Agency of the Year and in 2015 Design Bridge were ‘Most awarded agency’ at the D&AD and ‘Agency of the Year’ at the Pentawards. Smart and articulate, an avid pop culturist and collector of social ephemera, she has been likened to ‘a human magpie’ with an enthusiasm that is infectious.
Her career has spanned numerous agencies, specialties and countries, including Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney, the UK and US, working with both global and local brands, on projects that span both size and complexity. Despite so many years away from Britain she’s still considers herself ‘a northern lass’ at heart.
In 2017, she was appointed Design Bridge Executive Creative Director of both Amsterdam and New York Studios.
In 2018, she joined the board of ADCN.