Clare Bebbington was appointed Director of the Trust in June 2016, having been a Trustee since 2014. She currently runs her own risk management consultancy. Previously she was a senior external affairs director in the global oil and gas sector where she acted as an advisor on a range of political, social, reputational and other public issues, and worked in Azerabaijan, Georgia and the Middle East. Clare has a degree in history from St Catherine's College Oxford. She is on the Board of the Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport and the Friends of Basra Museum.