Former British diplomat and extreme negotiator, Claire Smith, has engaged with governments, political institutions and corporate bodies across the globe.
Expert in managing the complexities of global business practices and the art of negotiation, Claire now runs her own consultancy business CH Smith Consulting to help re-build government capabilities after conflict and to help companies navigate turbulent times.
Claire’s engaging keynotes and workshops draw on her vast experience internationally and in the UK.
Claire is also a visiting professor and lecturer at several UK universities. Claire speaks near-native German, fluent French and Mandarin.