About Nesta

Nesta is an innovation foundation. For us, innovation means turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. We use our expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society.

Alex is a Senior Policy Manager in the Innovation Growth Lab (IGL).

She leads engagement work with IGL's international network of innovation policymakers, supporting them to embed experimentation practices in how they work and facilitating learning opportunities between them.

In prior roles at Nesta, she has conducted comparative research on inclusive innovation policies, and worked with government innovation agencies around the world on strategy and policy. In 2020, she was seconded to an internal team developing Nesta's new strategy, focusing on culture change and ways of working.

Alex previously worked at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, managing research and policy projects relating to migration, international development, integration and diversity.

Outside of Nesta, Alex is an accredited coach and works with people on leadership and development.

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