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Rhys Herriott

Programme Manager

Pronouns: He/Him

Rhys is a Programme Manager at Nesta Challenges, and is currently leading the delivery of the CareerTech Challenge Prize with the Department for Education, a £1.2m programme to better equip adults to navigate a rapidly changing world of work..

Prior to joining Nesta, Rhys worked in the Queensland Government’s Innovation in Government team, where he oversaw the delivery of programs which connected startups, SMEs and researchers with complex government challenges. He holds a Bachelor of Business Management and Commerce, majoring in marketing and accounting, from the University of Queensland, Australia.

In his free time, Rhys enjoys reading, cooking and photography, and also serves on the board of a youth not-for-profit which supports young people to create social change in their communities, with a focus on projects which support access to education.