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.

Anna Giulia is a programme manager at the Innovation Growth Lab (IGL).

In her role, she leads the implementation of an ambitious new research initiative, which aims to support high-impact experimental research in science, innovation, and productivity.

Before joining IGL, Anna was part of the Innovation team at Results for Development, where she coordinated an initiative supporting social innovations impacting over 1 million lives. In this role, she collaborated with social enterprises, NGOs and global donor organisations to scale innovation projects, and worked with national and regional governments in East Africa to identify the demand for health innovations. Anna's previous
experience includes positions at the World Health Organisation in Geneva and the British Chamber of Commerce in Mexico.

She holds an MSc in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies from the London School of Economics and a BA in Politics and International Studies from the University of Warwick.