Claire Gray grew up in Oxford and studied Art and Print Design followed by a short secretarial course, before securing her first job in an established law firm in the City. Claire was approached by a start-up media recruitment agency, where she was made a shareholder and worked alongside Emily Bain. After a number of years, Claire moved to a boutique agency specialising in corporate and high end clients. In 2009, Claire co-founded boutique recruiter Bain and Gray, consolidating her client base and knowledge and balancing her work and family life. The company is now a leading PA recruitment agency that specialises in City Institutions and well-known HNWI.