Clara Hervás

  • Public Affairs Manager

Clara Hervás is Public Affairs Manager at EURORDIS, based at the Brussels office.

As part of the European and international advocacy team, Clara is responsible for a range of advocacy and communication activities, including the creation of reports, research of policy issues, support to advocacy campaigns and daily monitoring of media. She is Policy Coordinator within the NGO Committee for Rare Diseases at the United Nations, and supports the advocacy work of Rare Diseases International (RDI).

Clara has previous experience working for NGOs and international organisations. She was Campaign Coordinator for a Belgian development non-profit organisation and also worked for the Information and Communication Technologies Sector Unit of the World Bank.

Clara holds a Bachelor of Arts in Human Geography from the University of Cambridge, as well as a Master of Science in Global Politics from the London School of Economics.

A Spanish national, Clara was born in Luxembourg, grew up in Belgium and moved to the United Kingdom to study. She returned to Brussels in 2016.

Her mother tongue is Spanish and she speaks fluent English and French, as well as basic Italian

Telephone: +32 2 274 06 10

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