UM Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: Clare Knutson

Clare Knutson

Portrait of Clare Knutson

Clare Knutson moved to the Detroit area from Canada 4 years ago to work as an engineer in the automotive industry. Clare attended McGill University in Montréal where she received a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. After working as a design engineer on electric vehicles, she decided to switch gears and return to school to pursue a career focused on community improvement. She is passionate about community-based policy focused on neighborhood-specific solutions to address inequality. In her spare time, Clare enjoys playing ultimate Frisbee, baking, and spending time with her two greyhounds.