Caecilie is an Assistant Programme Manager within Nesta Challenges, who has led on our work with the European Social Innovation Competition.

Prior to joining Nesta, Caecilie worked as an entrepreneurial consultant with educational organisations, development hubs and accelerators across London and Europe. She was a co-founder of an entrepreneurial incubator, working with London startups, and designer of a series of original off-line crowd-funding events. Caecilie holds a Masters of Arts in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship from Goldsmiths University of London, and is a persistent optimist, who believes in learning from all experiences, good or bad.

Besides work, she enjoys cooking, and worked briefly as a chef, while launching a Scandinavian food company. She enjoys a physical challenge and have previously spent a month hiking through the Himalayas to the Mount Everest Basecamp.