Claire Collins is a Professor Alumna of Leadership at Henley Business School.
She is a champion of diversity in all its forms and believes that everyone should feel free and empowered to bring their true selves to any forum in safety and warmth. Claire is now an independent executive coach, speaker, educator and consultant, working with a wide variety of senior clients in the private and public sectors.
At Henley, Claire was the Academic Lead, Army Higher Education Pathway, former Director of Diversity and Inclusion and was Director of the DBA Programme. She was the co-founder of the Henley Centre for Leadership and served on Senate as well as a number of other key committees. Her research is in Leadership and Development, Diversity and Inclusion, and Coaching. Her teaching experience includes post-experience, postgraduate, taught MA and MSc, and doctoral research, at Henley and at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Claire has held a number of external examiner positions and also supervises/examines doctoral candidates.
Prior to her work in Higher Education, Claire was a scientist in the NHS and Chief Executive of a set of Family Law Chambers in London and is a non-executive director of a Multi-Academy Trust.