Claire joined AlphaSights in August 2013 and now manages AlphaSights' European Talent Attraction strategy.

Doing what everyone else is doing makes me uncomfortable. When I was 7, I wanted to play the cello simply because no one else played it. Of course, I kicked myself once I realised this thing had to be carried around – especially when it was bigger than me (no seriously, I could actually fit inside the case and I haven’t grown that much since).

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