Chris Gorst

Director, Nesta Challenges

Chris is a Director in Nesta Challenges, which designs and delivers challenge prizes for social impact. Chris’s experience spans the public, commercial and social impact sectors and interactions between the three. He started his career as a policy advisor and economist at HM Treasury. In the commercial sector he has worked as a strategy consultant and in investment banking. In social impact, he has delivered a major capacity-building programme for UK small business leaders and currently leads challenge prizes stimulating open banking, affordable credit and lawtech innovations.