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Claire O'Shaughnessy joins Deloitte Real Estate’s public sector team

2 July 2015

Claire O'Shaughnessy has joined Deloitte Real Estate as a director in real estate consulting, focusing on the public sector. Her role will include developing estate strategies, public sector land release and disposal, business case delivery, and programme development and management.

Previously Claire led the development of the footprint strategy in the strategic business partner team for the Ministry of Defence (Defence Infrastructure Organisation). Before that she was a senior executive at the Homes and Communities Agency where she led the Agency’s public sector land team, following another role at the HCA in which she established the Agency as an investor in housing projects.

Vicky Smith, partner and head of public sector real estate, says: “Claire has over 20 years’ real estate experience focusing on public sector and joint working between the public and private sectors. Her key skills are highly relevant to serving Deloitte’s clients include estate strategies, public sector land release, developing and delivering programmes of public investment to increase housing supply and business cases. I am delighted to welcome Claire to our public sector real estate team and look forward to working with her.”

Claire has a degree in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Oxford.
Claire is based at Deloitte Real Estate’s head office in Athene Place, EC4.

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Sue Gibson
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