Claudia Jaksch, MBA

Chief Executive

Claudia stepped into the role as Policy Connect's Chief Executive in September 2021, following five years' of service as the organisation's Chief Operating Officer. 

Having joined Policy Connect's sustainability team in 2014 and taken on its leadership in 2016, Claudia is a seasoned policy expert with longstanding experience in stakeholder engagement, policy analysis, policy development and achieving policy impact in the UK and the EU.

Claudia holds an MBA from Warwick Business School, a Masters degree in International Political Economy from King's College London and a Bachelor's degree in European Studies from the University of Passau, Germany.

Claudia regularly returns to Warwick Business School as a guest lecturer and also currently serves as a panel member expert for the Capstone Project Module at King's Business School, supporting undergraduate students through a series of workshops, lectures and mentoring sessions on contemporary business issues in the context of the transition to an environmentally sustainable economy.

Claudia is a board member of the charity Carbon Copy and supports the organisation's work on public engagement and local action to tackle the climate crisis as a trustee.

Her past experiences include working for Stakeholder Forum, an international organisation dedicated to advancing sustainable development at a global level, as well as roles at the central bank in Germany and in the private sector in Spain.

claudia.jaksch [at] policyconnect.org.uk