Appointment of New Vice President of Engineering Strengthens Leadership and Innovation at Titania
Date published: 29 Apr 2022
Titania is pleased to announce the appointment of industry leader, Claire Clark, as vice president of engineering. Claire Clark, professionally registered as a Chartered Engineer by the Engineering Council of the UK, brings nearly 20 years of experience in software engineering to the team.
Claire has a proven track-record of leading and building high-performing teams that deliver portfolios of award-winning products, including mission critical technology solutions for the emergency services. She graduated from the University of Hull with a BSc Hons Computer Science with Information Engineering.
“Many of the world's critical network owners rely on Titania to keep their infrastructure safe, so we needed an experienced and successful Engineering leader who understands this responsibility and can deliver best-in-class solutions. We found that in Claire Clark,” said Phil Lewis, CEO, Titania. “I’m thrilled to welcome Claire to the Leadership team. Her capabilities, management and leadership style will drive innovation and advance Titania’s vision.”
Shelley Gunnell, Chief HR Officer added, "Half of the leadership roles at Titania are now filled by women. We are proud to have a culture of diversity and inclusion that supports and celebrates the advancement of women in leadership, cybersecurity and tech."
Claire has received several industry accolades including: the AGCAS Award beating several global and award winning companies; Most Inspirational Business Leader (Business Works) and a finalist for the Inspiring Contribution Award (Hull & Humber People In Business Awards) and “Manager of the Year” (Hull & East Yorkshire People In Business Awards). She was also shortlisted for The Most Impactful Women in Technology 2020 (Analytics Insight).
She has also led teams that have won awards for their performance and product development, including “Tech Team of the Year” at the Hull and Humber Digital Awards.
Claire is also co-founder of Women 4.0 with Barclays Eaglelabs and C4DI (Centre for Digital Innovation), a platform to inspire, highlight successful women in industry and lead a positive path for the next generation.
“I’m excited to work with Titania’s world-class team,” noted Clark. "I'm confident that my deep understanding of software engineering coupled with my operational experience in enterprise solutions will meet demand and result in growth for Titania."
The new role was created as a result of Titania’s recent investment and ambitious growth plans. In 2020, we received £2.5m of growth capital investment from leading listed infrastructure and private equity investment manager Foresight Group.