Claire worked for Social Life between July 2017 and November 2021, as a researcher then senior researcher/project manager. She now collaborates with the team as a senior research associate.
Prior to this she worked as an anthropological researcher at SOAS and the University of Oxford, examining market-based approaches in development and evolving models of corporate social responsibility.
Her background is in fundraising, having spent several years working at CDI, a digital inclusion NGO. Claire is particularly interested in ethnographic approaches to understanding the city.
She holds an MA in Social Anthropology of Development from SOAS and a BA in History, Politics and Spanish from the University of Nottingham.