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.

As Compliance Officer, Hannah oversees the Nesta Investment Team's obligations to the Financial Conduct Authority.

Hannah is responsible for the internal systems and controls that ensure we are compliant with the rules and regulations that apply to Nesta's regulated investment activity, both in venture investing and the Arts & Culture Finance programme. Hannah is an experienced compliance professional with over 20 years experience in regulation.

Prior to joining Nesta, she worked as a Compliance Consultant with a variety of financial services providers, primarily asset managers, but also advisors/placement agents, investment research houses and family wealth offices. She has also worked at the Financial Conduct Authority as a Firm Supervisor and in-house at Asset Management Firms.

Hannah is an Industry Advisor for Fairfield Enterprise, which aims to assist students from low income backgrounds to enter financial services professions.

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