Claudia is the Health & Road Safety Program Director. She works on the global strategy for addressing the public health impact that comes from urban transportation and urban development. She focuses in particular on ways to improve traffic safety, air quality, physical activity, and quality of life through sustainable mobility and urban design in cities.
Claudia has held different managerial positions in the Peruvian public sector. She was the Executive Manager of the National Council of Road Safety in the Ministry of Transport. After her studies in Transport Management in Germany, she was appointed as General Director of Land Transportation in the Ministry of Transport in Peru. She has been the Legal Manager of the Headquarters of the Superintendence of Public Registries, an agency of the Ministry of Justice. Prior to returning to graduate school in the United States, Claudia worked as Public/Private Partnership Specialist and Legal Adviser in PROINVERSION, an agency of the Ministry of Economics.
Claudia graduated as a lawyer in her hometown of Arequipa, Peru. She was trained in Germany in Transport Management and in 2008 graduated with an Executive Master of Public Administration and a Master of Arts in International Relations from the Maxwell School of Public Administration at Syracuse University, New York, in the United States.