Clare Lockhart

Institute for State Effectiveness (ISE)

Clare Lockhart

Clare Lockhart is the Director of the Institute for State Effectiveness (ISE), which works on pathways for economic and institutional development, with a focus on citizen priorities and the systems and services that serve them. She is also a Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, where she teaches classes on governance, citizenship, and post-crisis reconstruction. Clare is the co-author, along with Ashraf Ghani, of the book Fixing Failed States and is currently writing two follow up books. She regularly contributes to analysis and publications on issues of peacebuilding, reform and development. Clare has lived and worked in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. She was named by Foreign Policy Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential Global Thinkers” of 2009 and 2010 and was nominated as a Young Global Leader in 2011 by the World Economic Forum. Clare serves on the boards of the Asia Foundation and the Alliance for Peacebuilding.