Clare is known within the private equity and corporate finance world for her knowledge of health, social care and education. She has worked in strategy consulting for 23 years at the strategy practice of Accenture, OC&C Strategy Consultants and Candesic. Connell Consulting has produced commercial due diligence on a large volume of substantial transactions in the healthcare, social care and special education markets. It also undertakes strategic and operational consulting. Connell clients include private equity firms, operators, hedge funds, banks, real estate investment trusts and infrastructure funds. Clare has a degree in history from Durham University.