Claire Schouten

Claire Schouten

International Budget Partnership
Senior programme officer

Claire specialises in integrity, transparency, accountability and participation. She is an advisory board member of the Open Contracting Partnership and engages in various transparency and accountability initiatives and networks. She has worked with civil society, governments, business and donors on organisational development, action learning, monitoring and evaluation, and policy guidance.

Claire has more than twelve years of experience in governance and development and has worked in Africa, the Caribbean, Central and Southeast Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining non-governmental organisations, she worked with the United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations Volunteers External Relations Group in Bonn and Representation Office in New York, and the Ministry of National Defence in Canada. Claire has published research on social accountability in situations of conflict and fragility, drivers of change and budget accountability in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and ICT for Open Contracting. 

Twitter: @ClaireCSchouten