Claire Derry

Claire brings specialist knowledge of emotional intelligence and its application in developing leadership skills. She regularly coaches SMEs and senior executives in large corporations, in the UK and overseas.

As a Chartered Director and Fellow of the Institute of Directors, she has been involved in facilitating numerous seminars and programmes focused on Director Development.

Previously, she was a senior entertainment industry professional, spending 15 years as Managing Director of her own agency. Following a management buyout in 1986, she was the founding director of Link Licensing where she grew the company rapidly. In 1999, Link was ranked by Virgin Atlantic and The Sunday Times as one of the fastest growing private companies in the UK. As well as being a core team member she also sits on the Coode Advisory Board.