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Claire Preston
Claire Preston

Claire is Director of North Yorkshire Education Services and as such, responsible for the growth and success of the NYCC traded service portfolio. With a career predominantly focused on education management, training and both professional and corporate development, Claire has experience as a teacher, trainer and manager, from a range of sectors.

Claire brings proven skills in commercial business operations and growth, as well as passion for quality and equality in education. As NYES Director, she is intent on building the commercial arm of NYCC and influencing improved educational outcomes, through the development and delivery of innovative products and services.

Previously CEO of an award winning literacy company, Claire led a start-up company to international success, for which she received acknowledgement as a Northern Powerhouse Export Champion and as the inaugural Tees Business Woman of the Year.