Claire Read

Pronouns: She/her

Claire joined Action Tutoring in April 2022, as Programme Director.

Claire is responsible for the delivery of Action Tutoring programmes, school recruitment/retention and manages our team of Programme Managers and Programme Coordinators.

Claire grew up in South London and studied English Literature at the University of Sussex. She began her career as a policy advisor at the Department for Education, including completing the Civil Service Fast Stream there. In 2015 she moved to the charity sector, joining Save the Children, to work on their UK schools policy, and then managed the delivery of their primary school programmes. Before Action Tutoring she was Director of Operations at StreetDoctors, which works with volunteers to deliver programmes for young people affected by violence.

In her space time Claire plays and coaches co-ed softball, and volunteers with the London Softball League. She also enjoys cooking and visiting different parts of the UK.