Clare Parkes

Clare Parkes

People & Culture Director, Pacific, Coca-Cola Europacific Partners

Clare is a people and culture leader and a trusted senior executive with more than 30 years’ experience within FMCG, retail, technology, manufacturing and logistics. Originally from the United Kingdom, Clare made New Zealand her home in 2001 with her family. Although she’s worked in some of NZ’s largest corporates such as The Warehouse Group, Countdown and PWC, she is also a trusted advisor on the challenges facing SMEs, having written for the NZ Herald as an expert on Corporate HR Policies for small businesses. Clare is currently the GM of People and Culture at Coca-Cola Europacific Partners, Pacific – an organisation employing 1000+ kiwis across the country and recognised as one of NZ’s top employers.