Claire Barnardo started and manages the Case Writing Centre at the GSB. Now in its third year, the centre pioneers the writing and publication of African-focussed teaching cases. Established with funding from the Harvard Business School Alumni Africa Club, the Case Writing Centre now hosts a collection of teaching cases, some award-winning, that are relevant to doing business in emerging markets. Claire holds an MA in Media Theory & Practice from UCT and undergraduate degrees from Rhodes University. She has over a decade of editorial experience in magazine and newspaper publishing. Her previous role was as Group Editor of Sunday Times Neighbourhood - a set of national, weekly property and lifestyle supplements which she conceptualised and launched. Claire is passionate about writing and championing local business cases.