Claire Bulger is the Director of Strategic Foresight at the European Climate Foundation, based in the CEO’s office. In this role, which she started in 2022, she is responsible for horizon scanning and exploring trends, risks, and emerging issues to bring longer-term thinking to ECF strategies. Claire initially joined the ECF in 2017 as Chief of Staff to CEO Laurence Tubiana, working across the organisation to support the CEO’s strategy development and activities.
Prior to joining the ECF, she served as the first Director of Research and Strategy at the Parker Foundation in San Francisco. She was also the Special Assistant to the Director of the Earth Institute, Columbia University, where she worked on initiatives including the World Happiness Report, the Millennium Villages Project, and numerous books and reports.
Originally from New York City, Claire has a Master’s degree from Sciences Po, Paris, and a Bachelor’s degree in History from Harvard University.