Clare has recently begun a role as a Plankton Analyst. She is also providing some administrative support and is undertaking some molecular analysis and research.
After a change in career in 2011, Clare studied Marine Science at Falmouth in Cornwall before continuing at Plymouth University, graduating with a BSc in Marine Science and Oceanography. She has previously volunteered with a number of marine organisations including: the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, Falmouth Aquarium and a Caretta caretta monitoring and rehabilitation programme in Turkey.
Since graduating, Clare has been working as a Zooplankton Taxonomist at the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS). During this time, she had the opportunity to work on small and large research vessels on a variety of surveys including: plankton, fisheries and Marine Protected Areas.