Jackie was the Programme Manager for Mentoring Networks and ran the Creative Business Mentor Network. She also launched a new network of mentors to work with social enterprises funded by the Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund.
Prior to joining Nesta, Jackie worked with an online fundraising website aimed at stimulating social action in local communities.
She also founded FreshIdeas, an organisation providing mentoring and business support to female entrepreneurs.
Jackie graduated from University College Dublin with an MA in geography and enjoys running, tennis and walking.
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