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Claire McManus

Lay member

Appointed to the IRB: May 2022


Claire is an Employee Relations professional in Financial Services, with her most recent role as Interim Head of Employee Relations UK for HSBC. Claire has a breadth of experience in change management, HR strategy, handling complex investigations, grievances and whistleblowing cases involving regulated and non-regulated employees. Claire has spent periods of her career working in the United States and the Channel Islands. Claire is member of Connect Housing’s Board and also sits on the Ethics Committee for Greater Manchester Police. Claire is also a volunteer lay panelist for the Teaching Regulation Agency and is particularly looking forward to contributing to the professional standards, strategy and risk management agenda for the IRB.

Membership of, or interests in, formal bodies or groups, including other professional bodies

  • None

Membership of ICAEW Council, ICAEW Boards and other ICAEW Committees

  • ICAEW Regulatory Board (IRB)

Partnerships, Directorships or beneficial interests in companies

  • C McManus Ltd (Directorship for privately owned small company through which a rental property is managed).

Professional or social relationships with individuals who have business relationships or who compete with ICAEW

  • None

Any other matters you feel should be identified

  • I am a lay panellist for the Teaching Regulation Agency.
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