Spotlight on… Claire Clark, Senior Quality Officer

Tell us about your role at UAL Awarding Body and what it involves.
As Senior Quality Officer I manage, maintain and develop the quality assurance processes that support UAL Awarding Body’s core business processes such as how we approve our centres, how we design and review our assessments for qualifications and how we ultimately ensure that the products we provide to our customers do what they say they do. My work is dictated by regulatory needs, which if met – help to assure us that our qualifications are robust and valid.

How long have you worked at UAL Awarding Body and what was your previous role?
I have been at UAL Awarding Body for just over 5 years and before that I worked in a similar quality and compliance role at an awarding body who managed business management qualifications.

What is your proudest moment at UAL Awarding Body?
Probably meeting my boyfriend who used to work in the Marketing team.

What is your favourite thing about working for UAL Awarding Body?
The people I get to work with, both in and outside of the office. The UAL Awarding Body team in particular are a great bunch of like minded people, filled with passion and creativity and they all believe in the benefit and positive enrichment of our qualifications.

If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring?
1. A techno DJ armed with decks and a decent sound system
2. Factor 20 sun cream
3. Chilled Chablis

If given a chance, who would you like to be for a day?
Lizzie Deignan – Professional cyclist. I’d love to experience her speed and skill on the bike.

What would it surprise people to know about you?
I can squat 80 kg and have achieved Grade 8 in piano.

What is your favourite place in the world?
A Cos store on payday, post wine fuelled ladies lunch.

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