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.

Yan Yan is a team assistant at the Innovation Growth Lab (IGL).

Yan Yan joined the IGL in June 2022 to oversee the day-to-day administration of the team, working closely with the operations manager.

Prior to joining Nesta, she worked for many years in higher education in a wide variety of roles including administration, human resources and teaching. Most recently, she worked as a Programme Facilitator on the Help to Grow: Management programme at Kingston University’s Business School.

Yan Yan studied Philosophy and World Religions as an undergraduate at McGill University, and holds an MA in Medical Law and Ethics from King’s College, University of London.