Claire van Wyk

Claire works in Coordination in the Research and Communications portfolios. She has research interests in climate change communication, capacity building, training and RIU.

Claire completed her MSc. at the University of Cape Town, where she explored the effect of climate change and adaptation training workshops on participant knowledge, perceptions, and attitudes towards climate change and related issues.

Claire has worked in various coordination and administrative roles at the University of Cape Town, and also completed a 1-year internship at the Climate System Analysis Group in 2013. She has worked in coordination at The Hasso Plattner Institute of Design Thinking at the University of Cape Town, and was one of the first graduates of the Foundations in Design Thinking programme.