What I do
Louise is the Director of Innovation and Economic Growth within the Policy and Research team.
She manages a team of eight in delivering research projects on topics including start-ups and entrepreneurship, innovation policy and data, and technology futures.
Prior to joining Nesta, Louise was an Investment Analyst at active venture investment firm Blenheim Chalcot, where she carried out analysis of the investment portfolio and led on strategic projects.
Louise has previously worked as a Project Manager and Business Analyst for IMS Health, a pharmaceutical data company, and has a background in software development and services. Louise has a BA in Natural Sciences (Neuroscience) from the University of Cambridge and a Masters in Computer Science from UCL.