Human Rights Lawyer and Humanitarian, Claire serves as the Fundraising and Development Manager of the Irish Refugee Council. Passionate about finding solutions to engage stakeholders to solve humanitarian crises, Claire is specialized in building partnerships and running appeals to protect vulnerable people, especially children.

Prior to the IRC, Claire was leading Community Fundraising at RMHC. Over the past 5 years, she worked intensively with UNICEF as a volunteer and then as a staff member to enhance Advocacy, Donor Care, and Community Engagement.

Claire graduated from Sciences Po with the highest honors in 2016. She also holds an L.LM in International Criminal Law from the University of Luxembourg. Very multicultural, she lived in Paris, New York, and the UK. She speaks fluently 4 languages including Arabic.

Claire's position is partly funded by the Scheme to Support National Organisations which is funded by the Government of Ireland through the Department of Rural and Community Development. 

In her free time, she enjoys running marathons, painting, and playing football (soccer). She is also the owner of the blog Celtic Frenchy.

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