Claus is currently the Head of Occupational Health & Safety for Siemens Wind Power and part of its top management. He has worked with Siemens since 2008 in various positions, all in the EHS area. He previously owned a consultancy company dealing with risk assessment of special constructions vis-à-vis legislation compliance. He served for 20 years as an officer in the Danish Army, including international postings and holds a university degree in management from the Danish Army.