Contact Claire Banwell Spencer


Claire joined the Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurship in July 2021 as the Head of Entrepreneurship Growth Portfolio. She is a dual qualified Barrister and Solicitor with an MBA from Cranfield University. Prior to undertaking her MBA Claire worked as a Corporate Lawyer working both in-house and in private practice. Since completing her MBA she has followed her passion for entrepreneurship and innovation.

Claire has worked across a wide range of sectors from law firms, corporates, academia to start-ups. She provides a strong focus on: innovation, product/market development, fundraising, strategic partnerships and decision making, project management, risk mitigation, ideas generation, and leading and driving change.

Current activities

Claire is the Programme Manager for the Bettany Centre’s executive growth programmes.