Kathy Peach

08 October 2020

Kathy Peach is the Interim Head of Nesta’s Centre for Collective Intelligence Design – exploring how human and machine intelligence can be combined to develop innovative solutions to social challenges.

Prior to Nesta, Kathy was the Head of Innovation and Foresight at Bond, the network for global development organisations. In this role she spearheaded the use of futures techniques to open up thinking about new development pathways and pioneered work on business model innovation for international NGOs. She’s held leadership roles at a range of non-profits, including disability charity Scope, international development agency VSO and the public body Healthwatch England. Kathy is also a board member of the Nobel prize-winning humanitarian charity MAG. She was named one of the top 40 most influential international development leaders under 40 by sector website Devex.