Clare Pirie

Director of Communications & Corporate Affairs (non-voting Director)

Clare Pirie

Clare joined QVH in 2016, and has worked in the NHS since 2000 at large teaching trusts in Sussex and London as well as for national and local NHS commissioning organisations.

Clare’s background is in communications. The ability to explain clearly, listen to and understand the concerns of key stakeholders, test how key decisions may be articulated and perceived are important for the effectiveness and success of an organisation.

Clare is the Company Secretary for QVH, with responsibility for corporate governance including flow of information to subcommittees, board and council of governors to support insight and decision making, as well as compliance with legal, constitutional and corporate governance regulatory requirements.

Charity fundraising and investment are another aspect of her role, including development and delivery of QVH Charity fundraising strategy, ensuring charitable funds are used in line with donors’ wishes and Trust priorities, charity governance, relationships with other key charities including the League of Friends and Macmillan, and QVH volunteers.