Gigi is a research manager in Nesta's Evidence and Experimentation team

After 3 years as Nesta's Programme Funding and Compliance Manager, Gigi now sits within the Evidence and Experimentation team where she supports the development and implementation of programmes to build evidence and experimentation capacity and technical capability with both Nesta and with partners.

After receiving a BA in Social Anthropology and Comparative Religion from the University of Manchester, Gigi worked for a Malaysian NGO delivering language and community programmes in Kuala Terengganu. She has since worked in various educational settings, equipping primary and post-16 sensory-impaired students with the tools to access class curriculums, and has provided research support to Academics in the Computing Department at Imperial College London. Gigi has an MSc in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).