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.

Martina Kavan

Martina joins Nesta as an analyst for the sustainable future mission, focusing on the reduction of carbon emissions from households across the UK.

Martina joined Nesta from a Czech think-tank, PAQ Research, where she supported education and social policy research and liaised with partners. Before this, she coordinated projects under the Aspen Institute CE and managed campaigns for a political party.

Martina studied psychology and cognitive neuroscience at the University of Oxford, University College London and École Normale Supérieure (Paris).

Outside of work, she helps run a volunteer organisation offering learning programmes for young people.