16 November 2022

Claire Smith

Claire joined Beyond Fossil Fuels in November 2022 as an International Campaigner. She previously worked for the Australian Government and UK Government, focusing on strategy development, strategic communications campaigning, and international partnership building across a wide range of policy issues, including climate change, clean energy transition, and international aid.

Claire holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, a Master’s degree in Strategic Communications, and has a keen interest in applying behavioural science communications to advance the global energy transition and respond more effectively to climate disasters.

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