Sidd Mandava

Sidd works as a senior analyst in the healthy life mission.

Prior to joining Nesta, Sidd worked for the City of San Francisco on transportation planning and policy to increase access to safe and equitable mobility options. Before that, he was an advisor at the Behavioural Insights Team in New York where he partnered with governments and NGOs to incorporate behavioural science into their policies and programs, conduct exploratory research and fieldwork and design and implement randomised controlled trials.  

Sidd holds an MPhil in Public Policy from the University of Cambridge and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Claremont McKenna College. 

Outside of work, he enjoys reading novels, watching and playing football, golf and tennis and trying as many bakeries as possible.