Claire Griffin

Talent & Team Wellness Partner

Claire Griffin is a dedicated and compassionate professional with a diverse background in talent acquisition, coaching, mindfulness training, and executive resourcing. With over two decades of experience, Claire brings a unique blend of skills to her role as IG-Smart Ltd’s Associate Director of Executive Resourcing & Team Wellbeing.

Professional Background

Founder Director - Mindfulness Web (Apr 2021 - Present)
  • Claire founded Mindfulness Web with a mission to reduce stress levels, build resilience, and foster collaborative working environments.
  • Specialises in coaching individuals and training groups in evidence-based Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Resilience courses tailored for workplaces.
  • Key Skills: Resilience, Training, Talent Development, Stress Management, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Mindfulness Meditation.


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher & Teacher Trainer - The Mindful Academy (Jul 2015 - Jul 2022)
  • Served as a core member of the teaching team, offering Level 1 and Level 2 MBSR Teacher Training courses and CPD Masterclasses.
  • Conducted training both in-person and online via Zoom, reaching a diverse audience.
  • Developed expertise in mindfulness teaching and supervision.
Executive Search Consultant, Coach & Mindfulness Trainer - Claire Griffin Talent Ltd (Jan 2010 - Apr 2021)
  • Founded and managed her own executive search-based Talent Acquisition consultancy, catering to digital, mobile, and data industries.
  • Transitioned the business to include coaching and mindfulness training, offering holistic solutions.
  • Worked with organisations of all sizes, from start-ups to multinationals.
  • Became a certified Personal Performance Coach and Small Business Coach.
Associate Director Business Development - IG-SMART Ltd (Jan 2019 - Mar 2021)
  • Played a key role in transitioning a Data Privacy & Cyber Security consultancy to success in the private sector.
  • Established and executed new business strategies, systems, and processes.
  • Achieved record turnover levels and commercial sector dominance.
Talent Lead - Profusion (May 2017 - Jun 2018)
  • Acted as an Interim Talent Lead for a Data Science & Multi-Channel Marketing agency, overseeing talent acquisition during a period of rapid transformation.
  • Collaborated with company leadership to implement a values-based hiring strategy.
  • Senior Executive Search Consultant - IMR Executive (Sep 2007 - Dec 2009)
    Specialised in executive search for the Mobile and Digital sectors, working on senior appointments across various industries.
  • Consultant - Exposure Career Network, Spain (Jun 2006 - Jul 2007)
    Consulted for an online recruitment network, focusing on Sales and Marketing roles in Spain and Gibraltar.
  • Account Director - Andalucia.com/Andalucia Web Solutions (Sep 2004 - Jun 2006)
    Managed display advertising sales and web design projects for a prominent English/Spanish website in Southern Spain.
  • Managing Director - Griffin James Ltd (Sep 1998 - Oct 2002)
    Specialised in recruitment and selection of account handlers and creatives for marketing, sales promotion, online marketing, and advertising agencies.
  • Director - Churchill Mowland Associates (1994 - 1998)
    Operated a recruitment consultancy specialising in client services and planning roles for the Direct Marketing and Sales Promotion agency market.
Claire's extensive experience in executive resourcing, coaching, and mindfulness training uniquely positions her to enhance team well-being, foster a collaborative work environment, and support the development of the executive team. Her dedication to promoting mental and emotional well-being in the workplace makes her a valuable asset to any organisation. Claire is known for her ability to create positive, transformational change in individuals and teams alike.
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