Claire Steiner

Elman Wall HR Specialist


I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list - Susan Sontag

An experienced freelance HR & Talent professional for over 25 years, Claire has worked with a range of companies including tour operators, airlines, technology providers, travel management companies and OTAs.

She has a particular focus and passion for next generation talent. Since 2005 she has been a Board Director of the Institute of Travel & Tourism and Chair of the ITT Education and Training Committee leading on a number of initiatives, including the ITT Future You and Student Ambassador programmes.

As well as her freelance work, Claire is the UK Director for the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership (, an independent, not-for-profit organization, supported by global tourism organisations, which provides multi-country educational programs designed to introduce students to career opportunities within the Travel & Tourism industry particularly in countries where Travel & Tourism is an increasingly vital part of the economy.

Claire is honoured to be an industry Ambassador for the international water aid charity, Just a Drop, helping raise awareness and support of their vital work to provide safe, clean water for all.

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