Clara Ruault is an alumnus of the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris. She holds a master’s degree in environmental philosophy from Paris 1 and a master’s degree in contemporary health history from Sciences Po Paris.

She is the author of two books on political ecology and a regular contributor to the Fondation Jean-Jaurès.

After a spell at Columbia University and the National Ethical Advisory Committee on Life Sciences and Health (CCNE), she joined the think tank Santé mondiale 2030 in September 2023.