Clare Reilly

Interim Director of HR

Having volunteered at Shooting Star Children’s Hospices for a year, Clare joined the leadership team as Interim Director of HR in October 2019. Prior to joining Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, Clare ran a successful HR consultancy working with various global clients on organisation effectiveness, change and culture.

Clare brings a wealth of HR experience having worked at director level at Diageo, a global leader in premium drinks, for 12 years. For example, in her role of Talent & Organisation Effectiveness Director Africa at Diageo, Clare was accountable for the development of the talent and organisation priorities across all African markets.

Clare has a passion for leadership development, employee engagement and releasing potential of all staff.

Best thing about Shooting Star Children’s Hospices:

“Having volunteered at Shooting Star House for the past year, I am hugely motivated by all the staff working to deliver the absolute best care for children with life-limiting conditions, and their families, and feel proud to be part of something in my local community.”

If Clare was one of the Friendlies, she would be…

It would have to be Chuckles as he likes to look on the ‘bright side of life’ and keeps everyone smiling.