Claire is an experienced senior manager within the resources sector. Focused on mega projects, Claire has primarily worked in commercial and governance roles, leveraging her legal and accounting qualifications. Claire has a vision to create “self-service” functional support models to reduce overhead burdens by implementing new technologies, and empowering line-management through simplification, education and risk-based management. Claire has taken this approach in her current role of Director Commercial at Roy Hill where she is responsible for strategy, leadership and management of the Commercial Department; and successfully applied this approach when she was Program Manager Risk and Assurance for BHP Billiton's Iron Ore Projects team, overseeing $40 billion of projects. Claire initiated the Women in Resources School Speakers initiative, has established a mentoring program with her department at Roy Hill and is an active mentor in the WIMWA mentoring program.