Claire Donnelly is a photographer, entrepreneur and strategic designer whose guiding purpose is to make our oceans healthier. She had worked as a freelance photographer, launched her own successful graphic apparel brand, as well as worked in Maine's lobster fishing industry. Her key capabilities include business model innovation, marketing, brand design, rapid prototyping, and fundraising. At the root of all her work is design thinking methodologies. With experience conducting workshops, ethnographic research, and empathy mapping.

Claire balances passion and pragmatism. And thrives in environments in which creative and analytical thought align.

She holds a BS from the School of Film and Photography at Montana State University, and an MS from the School of Design Strategies at Parsons School of Design.