Tessa Margaret Clarance is the Henry Jackson Society’s Strategic Relations Manager.
Tessa is a Canadian expatriate who made London her home in 2013. She completed her Bachelors in Anthropology from the most comprehensive University in Canada: Simon Fraser University.
Her interests include Child Development, Gender Rights, and Food security. Tessa has an extensive history in both the academic and charity sector in these fields. Most recently, she has volunteered as a Child Life Resource in the PICU and Emergency Department at BC Children’s hospital, performed as a Speaker at SFU for Multicultural Issues in Education, as well as been a part of the Semester in Dialogue Cohort, where she helped facilitate and organise a variety of events with think tank City Studios and the City of Vancouver to create various education programs.
Over the past decade, she has worked in the Events, PR and the Fashion industry and has lived in North America, Asia, Europe and East Africa. Tessa is extremely excited to merge her passion in Human Rights and with her skill set, to help contribute to positive change.