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.

Simon is a creative technologist in the Design & Technology team.

Before joining Nesta, Simon worked as a senior developer at Christians Against Poverty, creating and maintaining tools to help people manage their money and find a route out of poverty. He has developed software in a range of environments, but is a firm believer of working across disciplines to create high-quality products that help people.

Simon has a background in mathematics and computer science with a touch of biology, and has also spent a lot of time tinkering and developing software in his free time.

Outside of work, Simon enjoys doing DIY, running, climbing, reading and learning new things.