In 2008, Clive retired from Quiksilver, an international surf life style company founded in Torquay, Victoria, bringing to a close 20 years of employment with the company. For the last 5 of these years he was President Asia Pacific, responsible for the entire wholesale and retail operations for this region.
He began with Quiksilver as Accountant, following some years spent in large corporate companies, including Carlton United Breweries and Containers Packaging. His career path with Quiksilver saw him move from Accountant to Managing Director, to Director and Board Member, prior to becoming President.
In 2002, he led the development of a strategic plan that merged Quiksilver Asia Pacific operations under one umbrella with Quiksilver Inc. In 2004, he was instrumental in positioning the company into China as member of a Joint Venture Board.
For the last few years, he has mentored various young companies, and been a member of the Great Ocean Road Coast Committee.
He lives near Torquay with his wife and has two adult daughters.
His interests include snowboarding, cycling, outrigger canoeing, surfing and golf.