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.

Husain Taibjee

Husain joined Nesta in 2022 as an analyst and will help to deliver Nesta’s healthy life mission.

Before Nesta, Husain worked as a programme manager for the National Institute of Health and Care Research where he supported the commissioning and monitoring of large research grants, which aimed to improve public and patient health outcomes through applied health research. Prior to this, he interned with a food industry organization as a nutritionist where he supported the company nutrition strategy.

Husain has a Masters degree in Population Health Sciences from the University of Cambridge where he specialised in public health and conducted research into the soft drinks industry levy. He also holds a degree in Nutritional Sciences, during which he studied abroad in Malaysia and worked in the food industry.

Outside of work, Husain enjoys going to the gym, cooking new recipes, listening to music and reading comics and manga.