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Francesca Sanderson, Director of Arts Programmes and Investments at NESTA

March 19, 2021 Francesca Sanderson
Dinis Guarda citiesabc openbusinesscouncil Thought Leadership Interviews
Francesca Sanderson, Director of Arts Programmes and Investments at NESTA
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Dinis Guarda citiesabc openbusinesscouncil Thought Leadership Interviews
Francesca Sanderson, Director of Arts Programmes and Investments at NESTA
Mar 19, 2021
Francesca Sanderson

Francesca Sanderson, Director of Arts Programmes and Investments at NESTA is the guest in this Dinis Guarda citiesabc openbusinesscouncil YouTube Series. Hosted By Dinis Guarda.

Francesca managed an ethical equities fund at JPMorgan for eight years following an MA in Philosophy and Maths and periodic work in charity administration and fundraising. After this, she took a career break during which she travelled around Europe and settled for a year living off-grid in Portugal with her young family. On her return, she started working at Big Society Capital as an investment director, where she worked on a wide variety of social investment deals and research into social pensions.

Francesca Sanderson has also served as Treasurer of Cambridge House, a settlement in Walworth, South London, and has worked closely with UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, in a non-exec capacity.

Francesca Sanderson is passionate about literature and creative writing, and is a member of the National Academy of Writing. She also enjoys music, theatre and dance as an enthusiastic observer.

Francesca Sanderson Interview Focus:
 
1. An introduction from you - background, overview, education...
2. How did you mix the diversity of background from creative industries and finance, investment..
3. Career highlights
- JP Morgan
4. How did you look at this experience in Hedge funds and ethical equities funds?
5. Can you tell us about NESTA the organisation and focus?
6. Nesta is an innovation foundation. Innovation and creativity have a major shift now between tech, digital, funding, creative industries and the disruption coming from the 4IR / digital transformation?
7. Can you tell us about the Nesta, Fundacion Compromiso and Upstart Co-Lab launch ‘Creativity, Culture and Capital: Impact investing in the global creative economy’?
8. How do you see ESG and the UK and global creative industries?
9. COVID19: How to maximize the economic and social impact of culture and support the creative economy? With Covid-19 what ways do you envision to redesign our society with technology and social impact?

About Nesta

Nesta is an innovation foundation. The organisation acts through a combination of programmes, investment, policy and research, and the formation of partnerships to promote innovation across a broad range of sectors.

Based in the UK, Nesta was originally funded by a £250 million endowment from the UK National Lottery. The endowment is managed through a trust, and Nesta uses the interest from the trust to meet its charitable objects and to fund and support its projects.

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Show Notes

Francesca Sanderson, Director of Arts Programmes and Investments at NESTA is the guest in this Dinis Guarda citiesabc openbusinesscouncil YouTube Series. Hosted By Dinis Guarda.

Francesca managed an ethical equities fund at JPMorgan for eight years following an MA in Philosophy and Maths and periodic work in charity administration and fundraising. After this, she took a career break during which she travelled around Europe and settled for a year living off-grid in Portugal with her young family. On her return, she started working at Big Society Capital as an investment director, where she worked on a wide variety of social investment deals and research into social pensions.

Francesca Sanderson has also served as Treasurer of Cambridge House, a settlement in Walworth, South London, and has worked closely with UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, in a non-exec capacity.

Francesca Sanderson is passionate about literature and creative writing, and is a member of the National Academy of Writing. She also enjoys music, theatre and dance as an enthusiastic observer.

Francesca Sanderson Interview Focus:
 
1. An introduction from you - background, overview, education...
2. How did you mix the diversity of background from creative industries and finance, investment..
3. Career highlights
- JP Morgan
4. How did you look at this experience in Hedge funds and ethical equities funds?
5. Can you tell us about NESTA the organisation and focus?
6. Nesta is an innovation foundation. Innovation and creativity have a major shift now between tech, digital, funding, creative industries and the disruption coming from the 4IR / digital transformation?
7. Can you tell us about the Nesta, Fundacion Compromiso and Upstart Co-Lab launch ‘Creativity, Culture and Capital: Impact investing in the global creative economy’?
8. How do you see ESG and the UK and global creative industries?
9. COVID19: How to maximize the economic and social impact of culture and support the creative economy? With Covid-19 what ways do you envision to redesign our society with technology and social impact?

About Nesta

Nesta is an innovation foundation. The organisation acts through a combination of programmes, investment, policy and research, and the formation of partnerships to promote innovation across a broad range of sectors.

Based in the UK, Nesta was originally funded by a £250 million endowment from the UK National Lottery. The endowment is managed through a trust, and Nesta uses the interest from the trust to meet its charitable objects and to fund and support its projects.

About Dinis Guarda profile and Channels
https://www.openbusinesscouncil.org
https://www.dinisguarda.com/
https://www.intelligenthq.com
https://www.hedgethink.com/

https://www.citiesabc.com/
https://twitter.com/citiesabc__

Dinis Guarda's 4IR: AI, Blockchain, Fintech, IoT - Reinventing a Nation https://www.4irbook.com/

Intelligenthq Academy for blockchain, AI courses on https://academy.intelligenthq.com/