Our Team

Claire Champion

Pics ClaireFounder and President of Co-Emergence, Claire has more than fifteen years of experience working at the nexus of public and private sectors, designing and implementing technical and organizational strategies to strengthen health systems, and facilitating cross-sectorial partnerships. Her experience includes running a 20,000-refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo; leading social marketing initiatives for family planning, water, and malaria products and services in Afghanistan; building the capacity of the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to develop improved systems for malaria prevention and treatment; and developing and implementing strategies to increase access to affordable complementary foods for children 6-24 months in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam. She has consulted for the United Nations, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Rockefeller Foundation, Accenture, Vestergaard Frandsen, Abt Associates, Chemonics International, and others around the world. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Doctorate of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University. She is bilingual in French and English and conversant in Spanish and Portuguese.