Claire Bennison heads up Brooks Macdonald’s services and products team, which looks at the client proposition and how to enhance current and future products and services, to improve client outcomes. This is in addition to managing her existing clients, who appreciate her perceptive insight into how best to stay ahead of ever-changing markets. ‘The experience since the financial crisis has not been forgotten,’ Bennison says. ‘We must always be mindful never to forget the lessons of the past, and use this to help us improve client outcomes going forward.’ She takes a leading role in charities at Brooks Macdonald, helping to enhance the charity proposition. She also works closely with the Christie Charity in Manchester.