Claire Hugo

Senior Associate

Claire Hugo

Master of Public Health, University of South Africa.

Bachelor of Social Sciences Honours in Social Policy & Management, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Work, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Claire is a registered Social Worker with Honours in Social Policy & Management and a Masters degree in Public Health. Her experience ranges from grassroots community based organisations to international public health. She has worked in corporate social investment managing investments into public health initiatives, including a public-private-partnership to improve access to immunisation services in low performing districts.

At Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, she worked on a range of projects including supply chain management, grant management, knowledge management and strategy. On her return to South Africa, she was responsible for a team of Technical Specialists at a PEPFAR/USAID implementing partner. She focused on health systems strengthening and community health programmes, including contributing to the country's Community Health Worker policy, and the design of various models of integrated service delivery.

She currently sits on the board of a designated child protection organisation, and advises an NGO working in the field of prisoner rehabilitation.