Gigi Tennant
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Programme Compliance Manager in the Programme Capacity Development (PDC) team.

Gigi will be supporting project managers with contract delivery, reporting and processes to ensure high-quality management of Nesta’s Innovation Programmes and other external funding. The PDC is a shared resource team supporting organisational pipeline development, bid management and project delivery management.

After receiving a BA in Social Anthropology and Comparative Religion from the University of Manchester, Gigi worked for SOLS 24/7 to help deliver language and community programmes in Malaysia.  She continued to work in education with sensory impaired students, and then gained an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). She has since provided research support to the Computing Department at Imperial College London, where she was responsible for costing bids, grant management and research project logistics.  Gigi will often be found cycling between restaurants and galleries in London or baking vegetable cakes.