Claire McCartney: Senior Policy Adviser, Resourcing and Inclusion Claire is the Resourcing and Inclusion Policy Adviser at the CIPD. Claire specialises in the areas of inclusion & diversity, flexible working and resourcing. She has also developed guidance around compassionate bereavement support, workplace carers , creating menopause-friendly workplaces, domestic abuse workplace support and age diversity and has worked on a number of international projects. She is the author of several reports and articles and regularly presents at seminars and conferences. Prior to her roles at the CIPD, Claire has run her own research and consultancy organisation and was Principal Researcher at Roffey Park where she conducted research projects into a variety of topics including Roffey Park's annual Management Agenda survey, work-life balance, flexible working, employee volunteering, talent management, and diversity. Claire has also worked with a range of clients on tailored research needs.