Executive Director of Programmes, Nesta
Vicki is Executive Director of Programmes at Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, where she is responsible for the foundation’s grant making. Together with partners in government, Nesta has disseminated more than £20m in the last few years to innovators trialing new forms of public service delivery which puts citizens at the heart, including the replication of Cities of Service in 7 UK cities.
Vicki also overseas Nesta’s work in education and its operations in Wales and Scotland. Before joining Nesta in 2012, Vicki led the Young Foundation’s public sector and international advisory practice, having worked in local government with Sheffield City Council previously.