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.

Meg Doherty

Meg is an Assistant Programme Manager in the Innovation Growth Lab.

Having completed the Year Here fellowship in social innovation and entrepreneurship, Meg spent the last year working in homelessness and housing. Through this, she launched a small social enterprise – Fat Macy’s – a roving restaurant that trains homeless Londoners to run supper clubs, with profits going into a savings scheme helping them raise a deposit for their first flat.

Meg is a graduate from the University of Edinburgh where she studied a degree in French and English Literature.