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.

Tolly is an investment manager in Nesta’s Impact Investment team. He works on transactions across Nesta’s impact missions with a focus on healthy ageing.

Prior to joining Nesta in January 2022, Tolly spent 6 years at ClearlySo, an impact investment bank in London working with impactful companies and funds to raise capital. He focused on transactions for companies across the financial inclusion and renewable energy sectors in both Europe and Africa. Tolly also specialised in capital raises for impact VC/PE funds with a variety of strategies, including fintech, healthcare, climate technology, foodtech and agriculture. Tolly is a Board Observer for Nesta Investments at MEL Science. When not working, Tolly spends his time studying geopolitics and diplomacy at SOAS, running around London, and swinging a racquet.