Belinda was a Programme Manager in the Government Innovation Team and worked on Nesta's social action and people-powered public services programmes.
Before joining Nesta Belinda worked as a Management Consultant where she supported organisations in the public and third sector to innovate, scale new ideas and achieve social investment. Prior to this Belinda volunteered as a Social Enterprise Consultant in India, supporting a women’s empowerment project which sought to establish fair trade for rural artisans.
Belinda also worked for six years for a housing association. She led a housing management team delivering tenancy management services and supporting residents with complex vulnerabilities to sustain their tenancies in east London and Essex. She was also communities and partnerships lead for a major housing regeneration on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park where she developed strategies for arts and culture investment and community facilities.
In her spare time Belinda enjoys singing in a choir, cycling and yoga.
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