Claudia Harris is the founding Chief Executive of The Careers & Enterprise Company. She was previously a partner at the consultancy firm McKinsey & Company. Other former roles include working in the healthcare team at the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit and serving on the Steering Committee of the 30% Club.

Claudia is an Enterprise Adviser at Harris Academy in St John’s Wood, London where she helps support the team in developing their school careers strategy. Last year they achieved 8 Gatsby Benchmarks. 

She is also the chairman of Makers which supports mid career switchers to train as software engineers.

Claudia grew up in London and has an undergraduate degree from Oxford University and an MBA from Harvard.

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Latest news and views from Claudia

PROFILE: 'Expecting a pupil to choose from a list of jobs they've never encountered is impossible' - Tes, 4 May 2018

NEWS: Joined-up thinking benefits students and employers - Financial Times, September 2019

NEWS: Please sir, can we grow up to be entrepreneurs?  - The Sunday Times, 22 September 2019

NEWS: The school leading on careers education - Schools Week, 18 June 2019

VIEWS: When women ruled the coding world City A.M., 9 May 2019

NEWS: 'Anne Milton: 'We are bringing about a breakthrough in careers' - Tes, 26 April 2019

NEWS: 'Hullelujah!' - Tes, 21 December 2018

NEWS: 'Exclusive: Careers advice best in deprived and coastal areas' Tes, 13 November 2018

NEWS: 'The schools giving pupils stolen bikes' - Schools Week, 16 October 2018

VIEWS: Progress on gender equality is not inevitable Tes, 2 March 2018