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Hired Athlete: Shelayna Oskan-Clarke

We are very happy to reveal that former middle-distance runner, Shelayna Oskan-Clarke has joined professional services multinational, Avanade.

The British Olympian transitioned out of athletics with Athlete Career Transition, and is now working at Avanade as a Workplace Advisory Senior Analyst.

Shelayna Oskan-Clarke

A British and European champion, Shelayna won multiple 800m events both indoor and outdoor in the UK. She holds a bronze medal at world level, and represented her country on numerous occasions at European, world and Commonwealth championships. Shelayna competed for Team GB at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

Shelayna holds a BSc in Sports and Exercise Science from Brunel University, London. She is a member of the UKA athletes commission which is committed to representing the athlete community and ensuring that the athlete voice is being listened to.

Shelayna Oskan-Clarke said:

“I’m really happy to have joined Avanade and to be using the attributes I’ve developed through years in athletics.

“Working with Athlete Career Transition was fantastic; I was able to focus on applying my skillsets to new sectors and discover new professional avenues in life.”

Athlete Career Transition Co-Director, Andy Moore said:

“Shelayna is a high-performance individual who’s passionate about empowering others to become the best versions of themselves.

“We have every confidence that she’ll thrive in her new role at Avanade, and we look forward to hearing more of her successes in life after sport.”

Athlete Career Transition works alongside global organisations to successfully transition professional former athletes across all disciplines into the corporate domain.


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