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.

Saskia works as a senior strategy manager in the Strategy Unit, helping Nesta to design and deliver its strategy.

Before joining Nesta, Saskia worked as a management consultant at BCG, where she gained experience across a wide range of sectors, including the finance, energy, utilities, consumer, public and social sectors. She also completed a one-year secondment to Save the Children International.

Saskia began her career as a researcher for a think tank and in the House of Commons. She holds a BA in Archaeology and Anthropology from the University of Oxford and an MSc in Social Policy from LSE. 

Outside of work, Saskia is a keen triathlete and enjoys spending time with her young family.