Claire Lacoste

Claire Lacoste

Senior Associate, Climate Finance Programme


About me

Based in Berlin, Claire works as a Senior Associate for the Finance Programme at the European Climate Foundation. 

Claire has gathered professional experience at a variety of International Organisations in the last few years. She started by working for the UNESCO Office in Peru, where she focused on intangible heritage projects. Then, she moved on to an internship at the UN Division for Sustainable Development Goals in New York, during which her work was centred around sustainable consumption and production. More recently, Claire was a trainee at the OECD Section of the EU Delegation to the OECD and UNESCO in Paris, where she overviewed activities related to trade, economic development, climate finance and the EU recovery. In 2021, Claire joined ECF as an Associate for the climate finance programme.

Claire holds a BSc in European Political and Social Sciences and an MSc in International Studies with a specialisation in economy, development and cooperation. She speaks French, English and Spanish fluently and has intermediate knowledge of German. In her free time, Claire enjoys discovering new cultures, backpacking through Latin America and dance classes.

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