Claire Everett is the Director of New State Environment and Heritage. Claire has over 20 years’ experience as a consultant, government regulator, and an environment and heritage manager. Claire has qualifications and extensive experience in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal archaeology and heritage management.
Claire has worked as a consultant archaeologist in both the private sector and State Government in NSW and Victoria, including being the first and sole archaeology and heritage advisor employed by the former NSW Roads and Traffic Authority (now Roads and Maritime Services).
Claire has also worked as a regulator in the former NSW Department of Environment and Conservation, responsible for the assessment and issuing of permits to disturb Aboriginal archaeological sites under the Aboriginal heritage provisions of the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.
Claire has qualifications and considerable experience in the fields of environmental planning, assessment and management, holding a Master in Environmental Planning from Macquarie University. Claire has extensive experience in construction environmental management and is an Exemplar Global accredited Environmental Management Systems auditor.