Claudine's diverse experience spans over 15 years in the global communications industry, gained while working in senior-level positions across Europe, the Americas, and Africa.
British born and raised, Claudine currently lives and works in New York City and owns an impressive PR and communications career spanning top global agencies, Fortune 100 companies, Africa-focused start-ups, heritage brands, and African organizations in multiple international markets.
Leveraging her passion for entrepreneurship and business development, Claudine launched an independent global consulting career providing a portfolio of expertise including media relations, crisis communications, strategic planning, social media strategy, internal communications, content creation, and personal branding. Claudine's independent consulting work has also led to her working across Africa, including time spent working and living in Nigeria. Her consulting work also allows her to continue working with global brands alongside entrepreneurs.
Claudine is a founding board member of Social Media Week, Lagos, and the World Communications Forum Davos. Her experience in training US and international executives led to New York University inviting Claudine to be an Adjunct Professor at the School of Professional Studies. Claudine currently teaches Global Public Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Marketing and Strategic Communications Writing. An avid writer, she previously had her own Huffington Post column and has provided content to media outlets, including CNN, Black Enterprise, PR Week, the International Public Relations Association, and Essence.
Claudine is proud to have contributed to two books, 'Pitch, Tweet, or Engage on the Street - How to practice public relations and strategic communication around the globe,' and 'Africans Investing in Africa.'
Claudine's passion for the intersection of PR, communications, Africa, popular culture, and business keeps her occupied and engaged.
Whether she is hosting a webinar for 200+ people, launching a new initiative for women in business, delivering a keynote, or joining a new board, Claudine stays busy!
A lover of reading, writing, and content creation, Claudine has written for Huff Post, PR Week, CNN, the Institute of Public Relations Association (IPRA), Black Enterprise, Essence, and more.
Claudine writes about a range of topics, including PR, travel, diversity, Africa, and popular culture.
Her diverse multi-cultural and multi-national background has led to many interviews, sharing insights, and commentary with media.