Meet the Speaker:

Claire Mason
Founder & CEO, Man Bites Dog

Claire is an entrepreneur, NED and founder of award-winning global thought leadership consultancy Man Bites Dog. Claire develops future thinking for intelligent business brands to position them as leaders in the next economy. With 25 years’ experience leading global strategic marcomms programmes, Claire and her team deliver strategic content, campaigns and communications for the technology, professional and financial services firms shaping the future of business and the carbon intensive industries leading net zero transformation.

Claire and her team have won more than 80 global awards for their research and campaigns on subjects from the future of work to global trade, with recent highlights including revealing the $10 trillion private sector investment opportunity in financing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and Zeronomics, unpacking the economics of accelerating net zero transition.

Claire founded the Gender Say Gap movement to address the underrepresentation of women and diverse groups in business and in public life by increasing the visibility of thought-leading diverse experts.

With a passion for entrepreneurship and sustainable development, Claire holds Board Directorships at Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, GB Economic Board and knowledge economy champion Managing Partners’ Forum. She has Masters degrees from Oxford University and York University, and is Entrepreneur in Residence at the British Library, supporting its mission to democratise entrepreneurship.