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Claire MCALLISTER

Head of Major Initiatives at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Claire MCALLISTER

Claire McAllister is Head of Major Initiatives at Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Between 2020 and 2023 she led the Environment of Peace initiative. Before joining SIPRI Claire spent 12 years as a Civil Servant in the UK Government, spending 5 years as the Deputy Director with responsibility for maritime environment policy. 

In 2018 she led the UK delegation that agreed a global climate deal for shipping at the International Maritime Organization and in 2019 oversaw delivery of the first ever UK Clean Maritime Plan. Her experience spans domestic and international policy making, EU, UN and commercial negotiations and delivering large-scale infrastructure projects.

During her time as a civil servant, she was seconded to the European Commission and the UK ports industry.

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