Claire Walsh is a Policy Manager at J-PAL Global. Claire manages J-PAL's Government Partnership Initiative, Environment & Energy Sector, and oversees J-PAL's policy publications. From December 2015 to February 2016 she served as interim Deputy Director of J-PAL Southeast Asia. Claire holds an M.A. from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University where she specialized in Development Economics and International Business Relations. Prior to joining J-PAL in 2012, she worked for nonprofit organizations in East Africa working to improve the quality of education and employment opportunities for youth in the region.