Claire Connelly


Claire is senior executive and accountant with almost 20 years’ experience across the private and public sectors. Her work history goes beyond traditional accounting and finance roles, encompassing risk management, quality assurance, compliance, human resources, workforce development, economic development and digital transformation.

She is currently a Principal at Synectic Accountants & Advisors joining the organisation in 2021 to build a specialist assurance and risk consulting practice within the firm.

Claire is a graduate of the 2019 Tasmanian Leaders Program, an independent member of the Department of Treasury and Finance Audit & Risk Management Committee, Vice Chair of the Institute of Internal Auditors (Tasmanian Chapter) and a volunteer not-for-profit Board Member.

Passionate about business performance and improvement she is strong advocate for the region and local business.

A foodie at heart, she enjoys any excuse to cook up a storm and also appreciates spending time outdoors in the sun and experiencing different cultures.