Interim Investments Director

Ishaan Chilkoti



What I do

Ishaan is a member of Nesta's Impact Investments team. He supports all stages of the investment process from initial appraisal through to deal execution and portfolio management, with a specific focus on the fund’s Children and Young People theme. 
Ishaan has a background in private equity and early-stage investing, having previously worked at European Capital and Virgin Startup. He is also a trustee of Positive Money, a research and campaigning organisation that seeks to reform the money and banking system, and was previously a trustee of Kidasha, which works to prevent the neglect, abuse and exploitation of disadvantaged, working and street children in Nepal.