Claire Smith

Claire Smith

Former British diplomat and extreme negotiator, Claire Smith, has played hardball with governments, political institutions and corporate bodies across the globe.

Expert in managing the complexities of global business practices and the Art of Negotiation, Claire now runs her own consultancy business CH Smith Consulting to help re-build government capabilities after conflict and to companies navigate turbulent times.

Claire’s engaging keynotes and workshops draw on her vast experience within the Diplomatic Service and her subsequent career as a leading consultant.

Claire is also a visiting professor and lecturer at several UK universities and is an adviser to the monastic community of Ampleforth Abbey (the UK’s largest monastic community).  Claire speaks near-native German, fluent French and Mandarin.

Type Of Speaker

6256 KeynoteLaw, Crime & SecurityPolitics & Current AffairsSpeaker

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