The Housing directorate consists of the Landlord Services and Specialist Services service areas.
Claire has over 20 years’ experience in both the private and public sector housing fields. She has a BSc in Environmental Health and a postgraduate diploma in Business Administration. She began her career as an Environmental Health Officer specialising in private sector housing and was responsible for managing the Private Sector Housing, Building Control and Housing Grant Teams with the former Lliw Valley Borough Council.
Following local government reorganisation she moved to the newly established Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council and managed the Housing Grant and Regeneration Teams and took over responsibility for the management of Council housing and housing option services.
Claire has considerable experience of working in the social housing arena within Neath Port Talbot and brings a depth of understanding of the issues that may face NPT Homes as well as a knowledge and working experience of the key stakeholders.
Clare started her career as a student with Newport City Council and was sponsored to complete a Masters in Housing at Cardiff University. Clare subsequently worked for two other local authority areas holding positions in housing management, supported housing and strategy.
In 2012, Clare won the prestigious Chartered Institute of Housing Cymru (CIH) Rising Star award.