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.

Anish Chacko

Anish joined Nesta in 2022 as an Analyst in the healthy life mission.

He holds a Master of Public Administration degree from the London School of Economics & Political Science, where he specialised in Economic Policy. Subsequently, he interned with a housing developer researching local council policies and rental trends, and carrying out appraisals for a new housing product in London’s commuter belt.

Prior to this, Anish worked in the social impact space with United Way of Hyderabad, where he designed and managed projects focusing on improving education, health and livelihoods outcomes for less affluent urban and rural communities in Telangana, India. In addition, he has worked in the technology space with Hexagon AB after completing his undergraduate degree in Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering from Indian Maritime University.

Outside of work, Anish enjoys long walks, hikes and trails. He also likes experimenting in the kitchen with different recipes.