Claire Blunt

Claire Blunt

Chief Operating Officer, Hearst

Claire joined Hearst UK as its Chief Financial Officer in July 2015, and was made Chief Operating Officer in February 2017. In addition to taking responsibility for shaping and directing the financial strategy of the business, she also oversees its Editorial and Commercial Operations, Consumer Revenues and Marketing, and Business Development teams.

Claire is a qualified barrister and Chartered Accountant with many years’ experience as a Senior board executive. Previous roles include: Director of Finance at BrightHouse, General Manager and Regional Finance Director for Staples and Chief Financial Officer for Hobbycraft. Claire is a Non-executive Board Member of Heart of London Business Alliance and is married with three children.