Clare Coffey

IEEP Associate

Specialist Subjects:

local civil society, good governance, public policy advocacy, programme and project development


Clare was previously a Senior Fellow and Head of Governance Programme at IEEP. In September 2005, she moved to Cameroon as NGO advisor within a VSO governance and participation programme. From 2008 to 2011, she managed a regional civil society component of a major Germano-Cameroonian decentralisation programme, working for the GIZ - German Organisation for International Cooperation. She has a legal background, with a particular interest in supporting local NGOs to increase their participation in and influence on governance. Apart from being an accomplished policy analyst and advocate, she is also an experienced project developer and manager, as well as a skilled trainer and facilitator. At IEEP, she focused in particular on strategic EU affairs, notably environmental policy integration and sustainable development and the EU constitution.

IEEP Publications & Articles by Clare CoffeyDate