The team

We are all part of the Innovation Lab at Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation. We hope you enjoy looking around the Living Map and our other work on Innovation in Jobs. We’re always keen to get your feedback, so please do get in touch with any comments you might have.

DJDan Jones

Dan is a Director in the Innovation Lab where he oversees practical programme work on public and social innovation, with a particular focus on inclusion and mobilising citizen engagement. This involves partnerships across the public, private and social sector to foster community-led solutions to key social and economic challenges

CDCarrie Deacon

Carrie is a Programme Manager in the Innovation Lab working in the Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund to support social innovations to scale their reach and grow their impact.


CNChris Norris

Chris Norris leads on Nesta’s work around innovation in jobs.


MSMatt Stokes

Matt is an intern working on jobs and inclusive economic growth in the Innovation Lab.

He is particularly interested in how greater innovation can be introduced into the labour market, both in the public employment support system and through private and third-sector intermediaries and employers.