Claudia has a PhD (Dr.rer.soc) in Public Policy and Management. She has more than 15 years’ experience of working in the public and NGO sector, overseas and in South Africa. Claudia is working at the Government Technical Advisory Centre (GTAC), a government component of National Treasury. Here she is primarily supporting projects in the Public Management & Organisational Development sector but over the past few years she has undertaken various assignment’s located in the Economic Development and the Social Development sector, in Municipal Support & Human Settlements and Public Expenditure and Policy Analysis. She is based in East London/Eastern Cape. Her primary areas of experience include the post-schooling sector and transition to work opportunities, regional (socio-) economic development, Organisational Development, integrated planning and implementation facilitation