10 January 2020

Alastair Clewer

Alastair joined EBC in May 2019. He holds a master’s degree in International Development and has coordinated multinational communication actions for several Directorate-Generals of the European Commission on issues relating to climate change; clean energy transition; disaster risk reduction; human rights and humanitarian aid. Alastair has previously worked in academia, analyzing the climate impacts of European food systems, and in politics and the music industry. He has a keen interest in processes of social change, in particular, the utility of prefigurative politics as a scalable means of social transformation, and the viability of constructing chains of equivalence across civil society and activist networks.

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