Claire Tuder was the chief executive and executive director of Nedlands-based mining software business Micromine, which her father Graeme Tuder founded in 1986. She joined the business in 2012 and two years' later was appointed general manager. Through her actions, Ms Tuder helped return the company to its first profit in three years. She left the company in September 2019. In her teenage years, Ms Tuder toured the UK with the Perth City Ballet and subsequently spent time as a dancer, eventually becoming certified as a Royal Academy of Dance teacher. Ms Tuder returned to Perth to study PR and marketing while working full-time. Prior to joining the family business, she had a six-year stint with the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority.