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Elani Buchan

Programme Manager, Disruptive tech and Governments & Innovation team

Pronouns: She/Her

Areas of expertise: Affordable credit challenge, Better markets, Challenge prizes, Disruptive Tech, Entrepreneur, Financial inclusion, Fintech, Governments and innovation, International Development, Purpose-led business, Operations, Programme Management

Elani is a Programme Manager working in the Disruptive tech and Governments & Innovation team. with a focus on the Affordable Credit Challenge.

Prior to joining Nesta, Elani worked in operational roles for several tech start-ups in both New York and London. Her work primarily focused on how to create operational efficiency in start-ups to help them grow and scale. Prior to that Elani worked in grassroots international development with the Peace Corps.

Outside of work, you’ll find Elani on a long country walk, eating at her favourite food markets or chasing after her young son.