Clara brings a unique perspective that combines creativity with commercial reality, gained from a broad range of experiences in the design, retail and hospitality industries.

Originally hailing from Western Australia, Clara graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Architecture. Clara began her career working on luxury residential projects and achieved registration with the NSW Architects Registration Board. Following this, Clara established businesses in design and retail, supporting emerging creative brands and working closely with the City of Sydney Creative Spaces Program.

Since relocating to Tasmania, Clara has immersed herself in the local food, beverage and tourism sectors. She was a member of the Tasmanian Whisky Week Committee, actively promoting Tasmanian spirits. She is currently the Creative Director for New Norfolk Distillery and develops events, venue and retail strategies for the business.

Now living in the Derwent Valley, Clara is passionate about supporting innovative strategies that will help businesses and communities flourish in regional Tasmania.