Claire Pickerden is a Collaboration Development Manager based at the University of Sheffield. Claire is responsible for developing and facilitating White Rose projects, and supporting staff from all three institutions in new collaborations.
Claire has wide ranging business development and project management experience across the public sector with particular expertise in addressing gender equality within STEM and business planning and fundraising for the creative sector. She currently sits on the University of Sheffield’s Women in Engineering Group and Women@TUOSNetwork and has interest in women in leadership issues.
Previous employment was with the UK’s leading organisation for the provision of gender equality services into the STEM sector at the UKRC, running the European programme, and was an Advisor to the GenCo gender project led by the Technical University of Dortmund.