With an engineering background, Claudette covers a range of technical issues for Greenpeace as part of the Research team. She has been featured on Chicago Public Radio and Earthbeat Radio, and has been mentioned in Inside Climate News.
Claudette regularly engages with companies to investigate environmental issues and promote solutions. She has worked with companies in the refrigeration, paper and tissue, chemical, electronics, automotive and seafood industries. Claudette also manages Greenpeace's StopGreenwash.org website, which aims to confront deceptive advertising campaigns, and reform advertising standards and corporate codes of conduct.
Before coming to Greenpeace, Claudette was coordinator of the Clean Car Campaign at the Ecology Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Part of a national movement, the Clean Car Campaign advocates for reform in automotive policy, evaluates the health and safety of cars, and promotes higher fuel economy standards.
From 2000 to 2003, Claudette served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Serenje, Zambia, where she helped train community leaders to identify and address a range of environmental problems like deforestation and water shortages.
Claudette earned a Bachelors degree in engineering and a Masters in environmental policy both from the University of Michigan.