Sinead Mac Manus
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Sinead is a Senior Programme Manager for Digital Health in the Health Lab.

Her current work includes leading two innovation funds with the Scottish Government, a research project with the Centre for Collective Intelligence Design looking at the potential for data and collective intelligence in improving cancer outcomes, and working with the Innovation Mapping team on the Health Innovation Scanner.

Prior to Nesta, Sinead was one of the founding team of Health Foundry, a digital health incubator funded by Guy's and St Thomas' Charity in Waterloo. Sinead grew the membership of health tech startups from zero to over 180 members innovating in digital health.

Prior to that she started her own tech startup Fluency, which was an online platform training young unemployed people with digital skills and connecting them to jobs, as well as a social enterprise training single mums to be digital outsourcers. Before that Sinead worked in the creative industries for 12 years and also has five years as an Urban Planner in the UK and Ireland under her belt.