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

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
N/A
Year founded
1998
Age (years)
Nesta Foundation
 26
United Kingdom average
 36
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: David Puttnam
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Ravi Gurumurthy
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Ravi Gurumurthy
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Ravi Gurumurthy
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Nesta Foundation
 9
United Kingdom average
 41
Global average
 66
2021
Nesta Foundation
 253
2020
Nesta Foundation
 306
% Female staff
2023
Nesta Foundation
 67%
United Kingdom average
 51%
Global average
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Nesta Foundation
 18
United Kingdom average
 46
Global average
 65
2020
Nesta Foundation
 23
2019
Nesta Foundation
 23
Financials
2020
Nesta Foundation
 $590,473,329
United Kingdom average
 $46,472,363
Global average
 $214,856,754
2019
Nesta Foundation
 $633,592,400

Social

Likes (2023)
Nesta Foundation
 21,000
United Kingdom average
 44,614
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2021)
Nesta Foundation
 1,253
Likes (2019)
Nesta Foundation
 22,000
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Nesta Foundation
 113,817
United Kingdom average
 29,197
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Nesta Foundation
 113,236
Followers (2021)
Nesta Foundation
 112,305
Subscribers (2023)
Nesta Foundation
 3,410
United Kingdom average
 12,248
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Nesta Foundation
 2,980
Subscribers (2021)
Nesta Foundation
 2,450
Subscribers (2019)
Nesta Foundation
United Kingdom average
Global average
Followers (2023)
Nesta Foundation
 7,251
United Kingdom average
 23,030
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2022)
Nesta Foundation
 6,619
Followers (2021)
Nesta Foundation
 5,906
Followers (2022)
Nesta Foundation
 42,800
United Kingdom average
 11,180
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2019)
Nesta Foundation
 26,525

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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