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Clare Matterson CBE

Vice President
EAT Foundation

Clare Matterson CBE is an adviser to major global foundations and a non-executive Board member. After 18 years at Wellcome, she is focussing on a smaller number of projects that have the potential make a real difference at a global, national or local level. These include being a Special Adviser to Wellcome’s Our Planet Our Health strategic initiative, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Future Global Council on Food, Agriculture & Nutrition and adviser and Vice Chair of the EAT Foundation to create health & sustainable diets for all.

With a strong strategic, creative streak and the ability to build teams and make things happen, Clare led many of Wellcome’s transformative initiatives, including being one of the founders of Wellcome Collection and establishing the UK’s National STEM Learning Centre.

She is Chair of the UK National STEM Forum for Public Engagement, a Trustee for the wonderful Horniman Museum and a Board member for the inspiring Flipside Festival in East Anglia and the incredible Science Gallery International.

Clare was awarded a CBE for services to public engagement in 2015, a Fellowship to the British Science Association for outstanding contributions to public engagement and was one of GQ’s top 100 influential women in 2015.

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