Claire Harvey, captain of Team GB’s sitting volleyball team and the only openly lesbian athlete of the Paralympic Games 2012. Four years ago, the keen sportswoman was knocked off her bike, paralysing her right leg in a spinal cord injury.
In 2013, Claire won Diversity Champion of the year at G3’s reader’s award. She is patron of Diversity Role Models and The National Diversity Awards, and is keen to make a difference in Sport inclusion.
She is currently Head of Corporate Responsibility for the Financial Services Authority and will continue to compete in the World Championships, Euro championships and a number of international events.
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