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Claire Falconer

Head of Global Initiatives and Movement Building

Claire Falconer joined the Freedom Fund in May 2019 as Senior Program Officer for the Freedom Rising initiative, working to empower and connect anti-slavery leaders around the world. Claire has over ten years’ experience conducting research, advocacy and capacity building activities on slavery issues in South East Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Europe.

Prior to joining the Freedom Fund, Claire was the Legal Director and co-founder of Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX), a London based NGO that advocates to prevent trafficking for labour exploitation. Claire has also worked as an expert consultant on projects for international organisations – including the ILO, UNODC, and OSCE – and provided training and capacity building assistance to criminal justice practitioners as part of AusAID’s Asia Regional Trafficking in Persons Project.

A lawyer and former prosecutor, Claire holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (Honours) from the University of Adelaide, and a Masters in Human Rights Law from the London School of Economics.

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Joined our team in
May 2019