Hambro Perks
Claire O'Neill

Claire O'Neill

Claire Perry O’Neill is an Advisor to Hambro Perks focused on its environmental technology practice.

Until 2020 Claire was a UK Government Minister responsible for Energy and Clean Growth.  In 2019 she brought forward the country’s ground-breaking Net Zero legislation and led the UK’s winning bid to host the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26).  After leaving politics, she led the Climate and Energy team at the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. In her earlier career she held senior roles at Bank of America, McKinsey and Credit Suisse.

Claire has an MA from Oxford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.  She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and the UK Energy Institute and a Business Fellow at the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment at Oxford University.


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