Lucy Heady - Impact Director for the investments team, nesta
Lucy has over ten years of experience of measuring social impact in both the UK and internationally. As Evidence, Measurement and Evaluation Manager at the Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) she has designed and managed a variety of evaluations of public and private sector initiatives working with partners including the World Bank, Government of Kenya and Sesame Workshop.
Before moving to CIFF Lucy was the Senior Economist at Building Markets where she measured job creation and private sector growth in Afghanistan, Haiti and Liberia. Prior to this she was Head of Measurement at NPC, working with charities to measure their impact in a variety of sectors from crime prevention to violence against women.
She holds an MSc in Economics from Birkbeck College and a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Cambridge.
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