Alice has spent her career working with public services, government and the voluntary sector aiming to enable greater citizen involvement in the decisions that affect people’s lives.
Alice works at Nesta, an innovation charity that funds innovative ideas with a social impact. She has considerable experience designing and managing funds to promote community-led innovation. This has led to a range of work on innovation in funding, including crowdfunding and open funding data projects focused on the charity and voluntary sector.
She has a particular interest in digital technology and strategy development for social start-ups and charities, supporting them as they create new products and services. She has experience of charity governance, gained through her role as a trustee of Otesha UK, a youth-led environmental charity.