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.
Get our weekly newsletter and tailor your updates on our programmes, events and research
Join our mailing list to receive updates about Nesta’s work, including the regular Nesta newsletter and tailored information on jobs, funding opportunities, programme updates, new research and publications, event invites and the occasional requests to take part in research or surveys - based on your interests.