Clare Burgess

Clare BurgessCHERISH Project Manager (Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales)

Clare was appointed as the CHERISH Project Manager with the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales in May 2017. She has operational responsibility for the whole project.

She graduated from Aberystwyth University in 1995 with a BSc in Environmental Science, followed by a Postgraduate Diploma in Countryside Management from Bangor University.

Clare started her working career in 1997 as an Agri-Environment Adviser for what is now Defra in England, before returning to Wales in 2002 to work for the Welsh Development Agency on the European Funded LEADER+ project. She then returned to the nature conservation field as Policy Manager with the Welsh Government. Clare’s most recent post until summer 2016 was as Personal Assistant to the UK’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the EU, Dame Shan Morgan.