Claire Ainsley

Claire leads communications and influencing for JRF and JRHT. She leads work on understanding the social and political attitudes of people in poverty, and chaired the task group of the anti poverty strategy. Prior to joining in November 2013, Claire worked in public affairs and communications in the public and voluntary sectors, and for the UK’s largest trade union. Claire has a BA in Politics from the University of York and a MSc in Global Politics from the University of London. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Political Studies Association and part of their Communications and Engagement Advisory Group.