Claire Field

Claire is the Principal of Claire Field and Associates, a consultancy practice offering strategic advice on VET, international education and higher education to providers, investors and other tertiary education stakeholders.

Claire served as the CEO of the Australian Council for Private Education and Training from 2010 – 2014 representing more than 1,100 private VET and higher education providers. Prior to ACPET Claire worked in senior roles in a number of State and Australian government agencies, including establishing the Australian government’s first national VET regulator, the National Audit and Registration Agency. She has also held senior positions in both TAFE NSW and a national not-for-profit provider.

Claire is a Board member of MEGT and sits on the Advisory Boards of two technology businesses. She has a weekly column in Campus Morning Mail, provides a subscription service offering expert insights into the changing Australian tertiary sector, and is the host of the free ‘What now? What next? Insights into Australia’s tertiary education sector’ podcast.