Sophie Mckechnie
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Sophie is a Senior Programme Manager in the People Powered Results team in Nesta’s Health Lab.

She manages a portfolio of programmes supporting frontline practitioners and people who use services to drive change in health and care services and in their communities. This includes running 100 Day Challenges in different parts of the country.

Before joining Nesta, Sophie spent five years supporting local people and organisations to develop community initiatives and skills, as part of a national Housing Association's community development team. This included developing partnerships around Digital Inclusion, Ageing, Health and Well-being and Youth Engagement. She has also worked in various roles at a parenting and family support charity, and at social enterprise supporting 'trash pickers' in Mexico.

Outside of work Sophie can sometimes be found playing music in unexpected places with Basement Orchestra.