Rhys is a Programme Manager at Nesta Challenges, with a particular focus on the future of work.

Prior to joining Nesta, Rhys worked in the Queensland Government's Innovation in Government team, where he oversaw the delivery of programs that connected startups, SMEs and researchers with complex government challenges. He holds a Bachelor of Business Management and Commerce, majoring in marketing and accounting, from the University of Queensland, Australia.

In his free time, Rhys enjoys reading, cooking and photography, and also serves on the board of a youth not-for-profit that supports young people to create social change in their communities, with a focus on projects which support access to education.

You can connect with Rhys on LinkedIn here.