Clara Buckingham, James and James's Head of People, has over 15 years of experience across various industries and household brands such as KP Snacks and Morrisons. She joined the company in early 2020 to develop and deliver a new people strategy, and put James and James firmly on the map as an employer of choice, with its culture of challenge, create and deliver.
What you're best known for
Talking about our culture and values all the time (and leaving lots of undrunk cups of tea everywhere!)
What were you doing prior to James and James?
I was in the music licensing industry and prior to that I was with Morrisons.
What motivates you to wake up and go to work every day?
I love love love my job, my team and all the people at James and James!
How would you describe life at James and James in three words?
‘One big family’. Everyone here is so dedicated and committed to the success of the business and we support each other, challenge each other and we have a lot of fun together.
I couldn’t possibly live without cheese.