Regional Director, East Asia
Clare is based in Singapore and oversees NZTE’s activities and business relationships across the East Asia region.
Most recently Clare was NZTE’s Regional Director for Australia and the Pacific, leading work in three offices in Australia and one in Port Moresby. Prior to this she was New Zealand’s Trade Commissioner/Consul General with responsibility for offices in Milan and Istanbul.
Clare brings a broad experience in the private sector to the team. She has worked in senior Marketing and Management roles in the tourism and sport sector, including Marketing Manager of Tourism Holdings and Sponsorship Manager of the Blues and Auckland Rugby. Prior to joining NZTE she was Marketing Manager at St John, where her particular interest was in tele-health and packages of care for the elderly to provide better health outcomes.
In 1996, Clare and her business partner formed Philadelphia Consulting Group which continues today to provide SME business consultancy in New Zealand.
Although born in Auckland, Clare is fluent in Italian having undertaken a student exchange in Sardinia for a year. She received her undergraduate degrees in Art and Commerce from the University of Auckland and her Postgraduate Diploma in Packaging Technology from Massey University. In 2005, she completed her MBA from the University of Auckland.
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1 George Street - #21-04
Phone: +65 6572 4360
Fax: +65 6732 5595
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