Anna joined the Future News Pilot Fund team to lead the programme design and delivery.

The team is working collaboratively with Bethnal Green Ventures and the 20 Future News Fund grantees to showcase innovation within local public interest news and highlight the need for further investment in the sector.

Anna is an experienced leader and manager, with broad experience working within government, social enterprises and award-winning companies. Prior to Nesta, Anna was at the National Lottery Community Fund working in the Strategic Programmes team. Anna began her career working at the Greater London Authority in the London Plan team, after which she went on to work at the Olympic Delivery Authority on the London 2012 Olympics and as a Business Director at Livity. Anna has developed a leadership style that is goal-orientated, socially-minded and rooted in collaboration.