Toby Baker

Assistant Programme Manager, Education (Nesta)

Toby is an Assistant Programme Manager within the Innovation Lab’s Education Team. He’s particularly interested in education to work transition and enhancing the role of universities. Before this, Toby worked within Nesta’s Government Innovation Team, where his work focused on digital social innovation and how technology can be used to enable people to collaborate to address social challenges more effectively. He co-authored the recent ‘What Next for Digital Social Innovation?’ report which identified barriers and enablers of the growth of digital social innovation across Europe.

Toby is a Founder Member of Sleuth, a co-operative data consultancy. Before joining Nesta, he worked as a consultant focussing on transport policy. He has degrees in Contemporary History and English Literature.