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.

James joins us as Chief Practices Officer for Nesta and the Behavioural Insights Team.

James Plunkett has worked for a decade in digital transformation and public policy. Before joining Nesta he led digital technology and policy at Citizens Advice and before that he held roles at 10 Downing Street, the Cabinet Office, and leading policy at the Resolution Foundation think tank.

James's book, End State, explores how we reform the state for a digital age. He formerly sat on the advisory board of the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation and writes regularly on technological change and its implications for the way we govern society.