Mrs Claire Poole

Claire is an Old Girl of the school (1997- 2004) and joined the Board of Governors in 2023.

Claire has followed a “squiggly career” and loves to embrace change, uncertainty, and ambiguity. Claire’s career has seen her work in hospitality, employee relations, project management, internal communications and strategic & cultural capability. Claire has worked at Natwest Group for 8 years and has built a strong foundation in HR with people being at the heart of everything she does.

Claire is currently the Global Internal Communications & Engagement Strategy Lead for the People function at Natwest Group. Claire is passionate about the work she does, especially being an advocate for people from all backgrounds and influencing change.

Outside of work, Claire and husband are kept busy by their daughter, and beagle. One of Claire’s fondest memories of school was the Classics trip to Greece in 2002 as well as the Sports Tour to New Zealand and Fiji in 2005.