Head of Business Development North America
For almost 20 years as a publisher and business executive, Claire Sharp has worked at the forefront of the global energy and financial markets. Her career has spanned four continents with The New York Times, Le Monde and The Financial Times, covering and working closely with executives of major corporations and financial institutions as well as senior government officials.
Before moving to the US, she worked for The Financial Times in London for six years as the commercial director and then publisher of The European Union Series where energy policy was a central theme.
In 2009, she established her own publishing and marketing company in the United States, Altio Media. Her company designed, published and marketed numerous private sector and government reports and two award winning books, The Future of Renewable Energy in Europe for the European Union and Portuguese government, and A Decade of Discovery for The Department of Energy. At Altio Media, Claire also organized dozens of roundtables and events, bringing together executives, government officials and academics to discuss critical issues in the worlds of finance and energy.
Claire holds a BA Honors degree in Spanish and Economics from The University of Leeds.