Claire is currently working as the Advisor to the Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Louise Haigh. Claire assists with Irish in Britain’s political strategy and engagement in Westminster, providing the secretariat to the APPG Ireland and the Irish in Britain chaired by Conor McGinn MP. This work helps to sustain strong links and representation between the Irish Community in Britain and the parliament at Westminster. She is also Director of Banba Communications – a public affairs consultancy that works specifically with London Irish networks. Born in London, grew up in Mayo, she loves to sing and a resiliently optimistic Mayo GAA supporter.