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Charlene is a Programme Manager for People Powered Results in Nesta's Health Lab.

People Powered Results is a partnership approach to complex service transformation in health and care settings, working with leaders to empower front-line health and care practitioners to achieve meaningful change in 100 days.

Charlene has a background in Public Health and a keen interest in projects that use social marketing techniques and behavioural insights to drive health improvement and reduce health inequalities.

Prior to Nesta, she worked with a tech startup supporting organisations across the UK to use assistive digital technology to transform the lives of people who are autistic, have mental health problems, learning disabilities and/or acquired brain injury. Most recently, she led the creation of a youth-focused brand for a mental health research programme in London. She also led the development of the programme’s digital health interventions for young people aged 10 to 16.

Charlene has a degree in Multimedia Journalism and Women’s Studies from The Pennsylvania State University. Outside of work, she can be found booking last minute holidays, playing tennis and working her way through London’s restaurant scene.