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.

Cleo is a programme coordinator at Challenge Works, supporting the Smart Data and USAID IDEAS teams.

Before joining Challenge Works, she worked as a coordinator at RCJ Advice, a Citizens Advice branch based in the Royal Courts of Justice. She managed several pro bono projects focused on delivering free legal advice to clients who could not afford to instruct a lawyer in their civil proceedings.  

Her previous experience includes coordinating the Aviva Community Fund in Canada and supporting the leadership team at Amnesty International Mexico.

Outside work, Cleo enjoys cooking, reading and lying on a beach.