Claudia brings over 25 years experience of criminal law and regulation to her role as a Gambling Commissioner.
She spent the first 10 years of her career working as a barrister then, after a career break to raise three children, prosecuted drugs, tax and money-laundering offences for the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office and fraudulent trading offences for the Department for Business.
Since 2013 Claudia has worked in senior positions in the Enforcement Division of the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the body which regulates accountants, auditors and actuaries in the public interest and which sets the UK Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes.
During her time at the FRC, Claudia has led major investigations into serious and complex audit and accountancy failures. Since 2017 she has been a key member of the Enforcement Division’s Senior Leadership Team, which has steered the Division through a period of significant change and growth.
Claudia has a particular interest in Diversity and Inclusion and has also played a key role in promoting the importance of mental health and well-being at the FRC.