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Clare Jones

Chief Commercial Officer, what3words

Clare Jones leads the global expansion of what3words. Her background is in the development and growth of social enterprises, including in impact investing. She is interested in how innovative business models can tackle social and environmental challenges, and sits on the board of various UK social enterprises. She studied for an undergraduate degree in English, with her graduate degree in the Geography Department at the University of Cambridge. Clare also volunteers with the Streetlink project, doing health outreach work with vulnerable women in South London. What3words has divided the entire world into 57 trillion squares of 3m x 3m and has allocated each of these squares a unique three-word address including places where there are no regular street addresses. This means that every one of these locations is unambiguously identified and easy to memorise.