National Network Coordinator, CRNI
Claire Downey is National Network Coordinator with CRNI, an all-Ireland umbrella body funded by the EPA that represents community based organisations involved in reuse and recycling. In this role, she is responsible for the promotion of reuse, support for members to overcome barriers to reuse, communication and policy input, networking and research. Claire holds a Bachelor of Engineering (first class honours) degree and has over 12 years of experience in the waste and resources sector. She sits on the Centre Council for the Republic of Ireland Centre with the Chartered Institute of Waste Management, and is a board member with the Green Foundation Ireland.