Claire Woodside - Director of PWYP-Canada
Claire Woodside is the Director of Publish What You Pay-Canada and a board member of Transparency International Canada. Through her role with PWYP, she has the opportunity to engage with governments, industry and civil society in Canada, including PWYP-Canada’s members, while also collaborating with PWYP coalitions across the globe. Recently, Claire led PWYP-Canada to unprecedented success, with the passage of a new Canadian law that will make transparent the payments Canadian-listed and Canadian housed extractive companies make to governments, thereby increasing the transparency of thousands of globally active mining, oil and gas companies. Claire has an M.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in Political Science and International Development. Claire has been working with PWYP since 2008, but has held her currently position since 2012. She brings to the position over ten years of experience working and researching on issues related to the extractive sector and responsible resource governance.