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.

Faizal is Nesta's editorial manager, working with projects at Nesta and the Behavioural Insights Team to write commentary, analysis and opinion pieces.

He helps our ideas and insights reach a wide range of audiences whilst contributing to global public debates on the big issues of our time, including Nesta’s core missions of sustainability, healthy living and childhood equality.

Prior to joining Nesta, Faizal worked across communications, media and public services. His past experience includes working as a senior media advisor for a Member of Parliament, a communications manager for HOPE not hate, a broadcast journalist for BBC News, a community engagement officer for a London borough and a public services and community engagement researcher at Demos.