Principal Researcher, Government Innovation




Join Date

September 2016

What I do

Victoria was Principal Researcher in Government Innovation in the Policy and Research team. She worked on the potential of new digital tools to transform democracy and the exploring the future of a 21st Century UK Parliament.


Prior to joining Nesta, Victoria was Head of Research at The Young Foundation, leading studies on a range of areas from social innovation to the impacts of high cost credit. She has also previously worked for Macmillan Cancer Support; as a freelance consultant for organisations including Centre for London and Power to Change; and as Research Director at a consultancy specialising in understanding the needs of vulnerable consumer groups across a range of industries for public, third and private sector clients.

Victoria has a BA in Geography and Hispanic Studies from the University of Birmingham and an MSc. in Applied Social Psychology from Royal Holloway, University of London.

In her free time she enjoys getting back to her rural roots in the countryside and is also a trustee of her local Citizen's Advice.