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Isobel Roberts

Content Editor, Innovation Skills, Nesta


Isobel works in the Innovation Skills team as a Content Editor, helping to build Nesta's learning and development offering.

Prior to Nesta, she worked as a journalist for six years covering innovation and creativity in the advertising industry. She spent 18 months in New York as the first US Editor for advertising publication Shots before returning to London to complete an MA at Goldsmiths College, where she focused her studies on the impact of the internet on the media and political communications. Isobel has also worked for consumer trends firm Trendwatching and as a freelance public relations writer, and is interested in the potential for technology to foster innovation.