Claire Foster is founder and Chief Executive of a new charity, the Ethics Academy, which teaches ethics using an innovative programme called The Hero's Journey. She is also Director of Development at St. Martin-in-the-Fields. She was for eight years policy adviser in science, medicine, technology and environmental issues to the Archbishops' Council of the CHurch of England Claire was also a non-executive director of the A&M Group, which owns the Church Times, SCM-Canterbury Press and Church House Bookshop; a member of the Church of England's Ethical Investment Advisory Group; and the Government's Sustainable Development Education Panel.
Claire's background is in theology, moral philosophy and environmental and medical ethics. She is currently a member of the Department of Health's Gene Therapy Advisory Committee and the British Medical Association's Medical Ethics Committee. Claire has published numerous articles, and edited and written several books, including Shared Planet (Church House Publishing, 2005) and The Worlds we Live in (Darton Longman and Todd, 2005) She has her own consultancies The Ethical Dimension and The Environmental Dimension working with schools, public, businesses etc.