Clare Smith is the HR Director for Mayo Wynne Baxter and has been with the firm since 2001. Clare oversees the recruitment, development and retention of the firm’s staff to help achieve our business objectives. She is also responsible for maintaining the firm’s Lexcel and Investors in People quality standards.
Before joining the firm Clare completed a year’s contract with the Environment Agency as HR Officer for a specific project. Her HR career started with HSBC Invoice Finance, where she progressed through a variety of roles. Whilst working at HSBC she obtained her Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development qualification. Her first position was HR Officer with Mayo Wynne Baxter, and after returning from a period of maternity leave, Clare became Training and Development Officer. Clare was promoted to HR Director in 2008.
At work Clare is particularly interested in training, and relishes working with colleagues and new staff members. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her young son, and reading crime novels.