Clare is a Chartered Management Accountant who trained and qualified working for a large manufacturing company and then worked for multinational company as a regional accountant until her twin daughters were born. Since then she has been Finance Director of a London based specialist insurance brokers and is  now semi-retired. Clare’s interest in Dementia came from her appointment as treasurer of the West Kent Branch of the Alzheimer’s Society in 2003 where she served for 8 years. Clare grew up and lived in the Dartford and Gravesend area until she moved to Tonbridge in 2001.