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.

Caroline is the senior programme manager for the Global Health team at Challenge Works, working to scope and design new health programmes to add to our growing portfolio.

Currently Caroline is working on the design of a new international Longitude Prize, the Longitude Prize on ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or MND) hoping to deliver AI-led solutions to drug discovery.

Previously at Challenge Works, Caroline has led the design and delivery of the Global Surgical Training Challenge with Intuitive Foundation and worked across the Longitude Prize portfolio of challenge prizes. 

Prior to Challenge Works, Caroline has worked across a range of programme management and development roles in the life sciences including as programme manager for the Antimicrobial Resistance Programme at Public Health England and as a senior scientific editor at Informa. With her original training in microbiology, Caroline has a passion for infectious disease, global health policy and public health. 

Outside of work, Caroline enjoys singing, music, cycling and hiking.

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