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.

Ellie is Nesta's Senior Campaigns Manager, responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of communication strategies for Nesta's three innovation missions.

Before joining Nesta, Ellie spent a number of years campaigning at Macmillan Cancer Support, influencing policy and practice on various issues that affect people with cancer including end of life care and financial support.

Ellie has an MA in Anthropology and Human Rights from Goldsmiths, University of London and spent three years as the chair of Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees. She has also lived in Mexico, where she worked for a charity supporting disadvantaged children and families to break the intergenerational cycle of violence.