Claudine Martin

Staff Sergeant Claudine Martin is a serving Soldier in the British Army for the past 14 years.

She is the winner of PA life ‘PA of the Year 2019’, shorlisted for ‘Rising Star of the Year 2019’ with Miss Jones PA, shortlisted ‘Women in Defence Awards 2020, finalist for ‘We are the City’ Rising Star Award 2020 and finalist for Secs in the City ‘PA of the Year 2020’. She was featured in PA Life Magazine in summer 2019 sharing her experiences as a Soldier and PA. She was also featured in the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper where she gave tips and advice to Lupus sufferers during the COVID lockdown. She was one of the speakers at the PA Show 2020 where she spoke on a panel with celebrity PAs.

Claudine is a keen public speaker and spoke at numerous virtual events. This includes the wellness revival festival where she spoke an a panel with wellness experts promoting wellness in the workplace. She also spoke at Fast forward 15 Bame ambassdors event and and was interviewed on Amaze tv to raise the awareness about lupus. She has a passion for motivational speaking and does motivational vlogs on her you tube channel.

Claudine joined the Army in 2006 when her son was just a year old and deployed to Iraq 6 months later. Prior to her assignment at 11 Inf Bde, she worked as the PA to the Director Army engagements and commuications at the Ministry of Defence and Chief HR Administrator at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst within New College. Claudine sits on the executive committee as the Events lead for the Chronic Conditions and Disability in Defence network (CANDID), it is a network that supports military personnel and their families who are living with chronic conditions and disabilities.

She is passionate about encouraging and inspiring PA’s to maximise their full potential. Claudine sat on the judging panel for PA Life PA of the Year 2020 Star awards. She is a keen advocate for the Lupus UK charity and actively does charity runs to raise the awareness about Lupus. She is a mentor for the ILE network, a network aiming to inspire young people from ethnic minority and disadvantaged backgrounds. Claudine is also a mentor for Fast Forward 15, a programme that aims to inspire, encourage and empower women in the events, hospitality and related industries to be the best they can be. She is also a member of Event Marketing Association (EMA) and is a committee member for their diversity and inclusion working group, a group that aims to encourage and promote diversity in the events industry. She is also a brownie and guide volunteer where gives her time to teach girls about trying new things, learn more about themselves and their community.

Claudine is part time student with University of Lincoln where she is studying for a bachelors degree in Human Resources Management.