Faculty & Staff

Claire Barthélémy


Claire Barthélémy

Claire Barthélémy is a Consultant and Trainer in Humanitarian Affairs, working as a Coordinator and Lecturer at CERAH. She coordinates the CAS “Communication and Advocacy".

She holds a Master in Humanitarian Programme Management at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medecine and Bioforce, and worked for six years with NGOs, including Save the Children and Médecins sans Frontières, in Cambodia, Kenya, Sudan, Liberia, Cameroon and Pakistan.

Besides her work at CERAH, she continues to perform short field work and to provide courses in institutions dedicated to train aid workers.


Fields of Interest

  • Humanitarian Affairs/Geopolitics of Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • Arabic and Muslim contexts
  • Communication and operationalisation of humanitarian principles
  • External communication (operational and institutional: negotiation/humanitarian diplomacy, networking, advocacy, promotion of the organisation, media relationship…)
  • Context analysis and reporting (political, economic, social, religious…)
  • Security management in highly complex contexts (analysis, creation of a network, security / evacuation plans)
  • Team management (communication, leadership…)
  • Project cycle