Think tank

Nesta Foundation

London, United Kingdom

Nesta aims to back new ideas to tackle the big challenges of our time, from the pressures of an ageing population to stretched public services and a fast-changing jobs market. Using their knowledge, networks, funding and skills, they work to see new opportunities and challenges; spark creative answers from many sources; shape brilliant ideas into practical solutions; and then shift whole systems in a new direction.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.nesta.org.uk/

Address:
58 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DS, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Year founded
1998
Age (years)
Nesta Foundation
 24
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: David Puttnam
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Ravi Gurumurthy
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Ravi Gurumurthy
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Adam Lang
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Nesta Foundation
 253
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 89
2020
Nesta Foundation
 306

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Nesta Foundation
 23
United Kingdom average
 32
Global average
 34
2019
Nesta Foundation
 23
Financials
2020
Nesta Foundation
 $590,473,329
United Kingdom average
 $46,451,592
Global average
 $213,849,270
2019
Nesta Foundation
 $633,592,400

Social

Likes (2021)
Nesta Foundation
 1,253
United Kingdom average
 42,251
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Nesta Foundation
 22,000
Likes (2018)
Nesta Foundation
 19,000
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Nesta Foundation
 113,236
United Kingdom average
 37,142
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Nesta Foundation
 112,305
Followers (2019)
Nesta Foundation
 107,200
Subscribers (2022)
Nesta Foundation
 2,980
United Kingdom average
 12,160
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Nesta Foundation
 2,450
Subscribers (2019)
Nesta Foundation
 1,700
Subscribers (2019)
Nesta Foundation
United Kingdom average
Global average
Followers (2021)
Nesta Foundation
 5,906
United Kingdom average
 17,695
Global average
 14,022
Followers (2019)
Nesta Foundation
 4,516
Followers (2019)
Nesta Foundation
 26,525
United Kingdom average
 5,588
Global average
 6,399

Data notes

Last updated: 23/01/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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