Claire Wood, Associate Planner, Leith Agency
Claire worked at Newhaven Agency in Edinburgh as Planning Director before the agency was acquired by the Leith Agency in the summer 2013, working with the Scottish Government, Tennent Caledonian Breweries and Scottish Water amongst others.
Having worked as a planner in advertising agencies in Scotland for 16 years, including previously at the Leith Agency, and RAPP Edinburgh where she was Head of Planning, Claire has worked with a range of clients including A G Barr, The Herald newspaper, The Co-operative Group and the Scottish Government.
Claire has won an IPA Effectiveness Award with The Leith Agency for a Scottish Government campaign tackling drug dealers, and Marketing Society Scotland Star Awards and Financial Services Forum Marketing Effectiveness papers.
In 2011, Claire joined the IPA Scotland Group and was leader of the Social/Events Forum before being appointed Chairman in May 2013. As part of her Chairmanship, Claire will represent the views of IPA members in Scotland as ex-officio member on IPA Council.