Claire Briffa


Representing the Education Sector

Claire Briffa has 25 years experience in tourism, education and human resources. Claire currently serves as Chief Operations Officer for corporate services at the Institute of Tourism Studies, where she has been part of the team since 2015.

With a degree in economics from the University of Malta and an MSc in International Marketing from the University of Strathclyde, Claire’s career has included positions with the Malta Tourism Authority, the University of Malta, The Catalogue Company, as well as running a recruitment and consultancy business.

Claire is also a visiting lecturer at public and private universities, where she shares her expertise in marketing and management. In addition to her work in academia, Claire is a councillor on the Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and has been part of MEA council since 2021.