Claire is researching homelessness during the pandemic and designing new homelessness responses following our merger with Quaker Social Action.
She is looking at what has shifted due to Covid 19 and how QSA may creatively respond to some of the needs of people facing homelessness by building on our strengths.
Prior to this position, Claire managed QSA’s Down to Earth service, our practical funeral support project, and her work has centred around supporting people going through challenging life transitions on low incomes.
She has been a guest speaker on Radio 4’s We Need to Talk about Death, Radio 4’s Moneybox and 5Live’s Emma Barnett show. She has written articles for The Guardian and worked with journalist Richard Sprenger on his documentary film on funeral poverty.
Claire has a BA in English Language with Linguistics from the University of Sheffield and holds a Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies.
Supportive colleagues and innovative responses are what Claire particularly enjoys working at QSA.
Outside of work Claire can be found cooking, eating and being with family and friends.