Florence was a senior foresight analyst within Nesta’s Discovery Hub, which aims to create a link between Nesta’s current portfolio and our pipeline of future work.
Florence’s work focused on discovering and analysing the key trends at the cutting-edge of innovation for social good.
Previously, she was the programme manager for the Global Innovation Policy Accelerator, working with policymakers across Latin America, South and South East Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Other research interests include games and simulation, social incubation and intelligent cities.
Florence holds an MSc in Urban Policy from the London School of Economics and the Institute of Political Science in Paris. She wrote her Master’s dissertation on the use of smartphone applications as tools for community involvement in urban contexts, looking at apps both in London and Paris. She is French, speaks fluent English and Spanish and dreams she may one day master Tamil.