Claire Snowdon

About the author

Claire Snowdon is the Principal of expatknowhow.

The services of expatknowhow are evolved from her own personal experiences as an expat living and working in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Far East over a period of 20 years, and from her eventual repatriation to the UK.

As well as her overseas business experience and professional degree, Claire is an experienced coach and mentor. She holds a certificate in cross-cultural training and is also a certified trainer on Argonaut™, an online intercultural assessment tool.

Claire developed her high-level business and management experience working in both the UK and US retail sector. She has worked on multi-million dollar programmes for a Fortune 500 company in Portugal, Israel, Sri Lanka and as a Group Director based in Hong Kong, where she led a large team of associates, located in Hong Kong, South China and Sri Lanka.

Claire has a passion for travel and diverse cultures and continues to follow her life-long ambition, to visit all the wonders of the world – ancient, modern, forgotten and natural.

Some recent clients

  • PicoChip
  • MRC – Medical Research Council
  • Basildon Chemicals (KCC)
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Saïd Business School – University of Oxford
  • Tesco
  • ESA -European Space Agency


Areas of expertise

  • Bespoke support and cross-cultural training programmes
  • Help to reduce operating costs and increase the performance of cross-cultural, multicultural and virtual teams.  
  • Support and training to get the best out of a business trip overseas
  • Virtual team development