As Communications Manager for Nesta Challenges, Shannon works across all themes centre-wide. Shannon aims to encourage more people to enter our prizes through digital engagement.
Shannon’s background is in digital content, marketing and campaign management for several science charities and health publications, including SciDev.Net and the Wellcome Trust, focusing on developing user-friendly content and design for website and social media.
Shannon has extensive social media, product management, design and editorial skills and a proven track record of tailoring content to different platforms, delivering complex strategies and projects.
In their spare time, they have also been involved in organising events for the local LGBTQI+ community for the past seven years, and in 2016 founded a campaign fighting for the rights of non-EU immigrant workers.