Helen Goulden

Executive Director Innovation Lab, NESTA (UK)

Executive Director at Nesta (global innovation foundation) since May 2013; she leads the Innovation Lab, whose mission is to support and scale innovation for the public good, in education, local government, democratic engagement, the collaborative economy, the arts and civil society. Before joining Nesta, she worked in the private sector developing digital strategies and solutions for global corporate clients. She spent five years consulting in the Cabinet Office, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Communities and Local Government, developing national innovation programs for local government and leading research and product development for interactive television services.