Head of Nest Innovation
Amanda leads Nest’s Innovation team, focused on delivering startup integration programmes that address corporate innovation needs and advising governments on building sustainable startup ecosystems.
Amanda has helped embed internal innovation at the UK’s largest utility (Centrica), including setting up an impact-led venture fund and growing it 10x. She has built a career in innovation, emerging technologies and startups (including her own) throughout Europe and the Middle East. In addition to her Smart Cities and energy technology expertise, she has experience in health tech and social venturing.