Ms. Claire Messina

Claire Messina is Deputy Director of the College. 

Prior to her appointment in November 2015, she worked for 13 years in the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in various capacities. She was in particular responsible for UN humanitarian leadership in the field. Prior to that, Claire worked on migration and refugee issues in the CIS and Baltic states with IOM and UNHCR. 

She holds a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University and a PhD from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.