- Policy development
- Regulatory support
- Economic advice
- Structured thinking and communication
- Project management
- Bachelor of Economics (Economics/International Business), University of New South Wales
- Post-Graduate Diploma in Economics for Competition Law, Kings College, University of London
Claire has over 15 years’ experience as an economic and policy adviser to energy market regulators both in Australia and Great Britain. She has an exceptional record of developing and delivering high quality strategic, economic and policy analysis and advice. Claire’s advice is informed by her years of experience and insights from inside the energy policy and regulatory space.
Claire joined farrierswier in August 2021 from the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC). Her most recent role at the AEMC was as acting Executive General Manager of the Economic Analysis team, where she led a team of economists, quantitative analysts and data scientists delivering expert economic advice, modelling and data analysis to the Commissioners, governments and the Energy Security Board. She also led the AEMC’s strategic work program focused on research, analysis and review of priority energy market issues. Claire also held a range of specialist and advisory positions at the AEMC since 2010, leading and advising on many key reforms across many parts of the electricity and gas sectors.
Claire is an innovative thinker and structured problem solver, with a proven ability to untangle and solve complex market and regulatory problems within the transitioning energy sector.
Prior to the AEMC, Claire was also a senior economist at Ofgem in Great Britain from 2005 to 2010, where she provided economic advice on a range of reforms across the GB gas and electricity markets. As an economic graduate, Claire has a strong foundation in economics. She is extremely well placed to identify the key economic questions that need to be asked and answered so that clients can be confident their decision making is informed by robust economic principles and analysis.
Claire is a specialist in structured communication, with extensive experience delivering high stakes, high quality internal and external communication. At the AEMC, she was responsible for an organisational change program aimed at equipping the rule maker with the tools needed to support structured thinking and communication. Claire also provided extensive advice and support to project teams on how to approach problem solving and structure internal and external communication on a range of reviews and rule changes across the organisation.
For a full curriculum vitae, please contact Claire via email.