Name: Claire

Area of expertise:  
Innovation and Product / Business Development 

When & why did you join Get Ahead:
I joined Dec 2022 to kick start my career after having my baby girl Emily. 

What did you do before you joined Get Ahead:
My role before maternity was a Product Development Controller for a national food manufacturer Greencore. My speciality was to lead and develop my team in food innovation, product development, project management, processes, and procedures.

Having been in senior management for over 5 years my responsibility has been to cross functionally mange the other departments and multiple sites to create a highly respected and trusty worthy team in order to maintain and win new business.

I am highly successful at creating and developing new business with multiple product and packaging awards.  I have added some of my product images launched in the creative examples file alongside general competency questions for your confidence in me. 

Career highlight to date:
Product Development Controller, Greencore Feb 17 – July 22
Senior Product Developer, IPL Jan 15 – Feb 17
Product Manager, ASDA Aug 11 – Jan 15 

Plans for the future:
To support and develop as many businesses as possible.