Claire Booth

Claire joined DPI in August 2017 and as Head of Development and Funding is responsible for identifying and pursuing funding streams for the organisation. Her role encompasses liaising with funders and stakeholders, writing applications, and monitoring and reporting on implementations of projects. Claire holds an MA in Intercultural Communication with International Business and speaks French and Spanish. She has an in depth knowledge of EU funding following a period working in EU affairs in Brussels which began when she was selected for the Blue Book Traineeship at the European Commission. While at the Commission she also gained experience as an advisor for grant applications. During her time at the British Council, the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations, she was part of the EU Team and supported advocacy and the pursuit of EU funding opportunities as well as working on various EU funded projects.