Claire Beatty is editorial director for international markets at MIT Technology Review Insights. She partners with clients across emerging regions to develop thought leadership that drives conversations around the way that technology is shaping our lives.
Now based in Nairobi, Claire has previously lived and worked in Singapore for a decade and has more than 15 years of experience in consulting, editorial, and communications roles. She began her career in London as a researcher in the Technology Practice at CEB (now Gartner), developing best practice case studies from world-class IT organizations. On moving to Singapore she joined the Economist Intelligence Unit as senior editor for Southeast Asia, creating client-commissioned content on issues such as trade, innovation, and the outlook for different sectors in the region.
From 2012 to 2015 she took a consulting role with boutique leadership firm BTS, where she led worked with business leaders around the region on strategy alignment, innovation and workforce mobilization. A highly experienced chair, facilitator, and program designer, Claire has led dozens of workshops and events across the region for companies including Prudential, DBS, Unilever, Deloitte, and HP.
Before joining MIT, Claire was group communications director for logistics firm JF Hillebrand. She holds a bachelor’s degree in European Studies from the University of Leeds and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law.