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.

Ella Sandelson

Ella is an assistant programme manager, providing support for projects across Nesta’s healthy life mission.

Prior to joining Nesta, Ella was a consultant at Gate One, a digital and business transformation consultancy where she worked across a range of public and private sector clients. She started her career in the criminal justice sector, working at HMP Wormwood Scrubs and as part of the prison’s team at the Samaritans.

Outside of work, Ella loves running, swimming, cycling and being outside especially when it’s sunny.  She also volunteers with a charity supporting refugees and young people seeking asylum in the UK.