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.

Nicole is an assistant programme manager in the Global Health and Disability team for Challenge Works, working directly on the Longitude Prize.

Nicole has vast experience in the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem, marketing strategy and venture building in Latin America, the US and the UK. She holds a Masters in Prosperity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Institute of Global Prosperity at University College London.

Before her studies, she worked in the first public startup accelerator worldwide, Start-Up Chile, as a brand manager and business developer, supporting more than 200 tech founders in the Latin American ecosystem. 

Outside of work, Nicole is a PADI Divemaster and enjoys travelling, scuba diving and underwater photography.