Claire Waghorn

Sustainable Transition Leader, Christchurch Airport

Claire WaghornClaire Waghorn is the Sustainable Transition Leader at Christchurch Airport. She is a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand with a focus on international climate law, with MSc International Relations (LSE, London), and LLB and BA (Hons) in Diplomacy and International Relations (UC, New Zealand). She is currently working towards accelerating the transition within the aviation sector towards zero emissions. Claire’s previous roles include Parliamentary Researcher for the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand, and Foreign Policy Officer for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Claire currently sits as a Director of Hollin Consulting NZ, a Board Member of the New Zealand Centre for Global Studies, and the Kaikoura Canterbury Lotteries Commission, as well as the International Airport Review Advisory Board.