Louisa Shanks

Investment Analyst, Arts & Culture Impact Fund

Louisa works across the investment process for the Arts & Culture Impact Fund, from sourcing opportunities to due diligence, preparing investment proposals and managing a portfolio of investments.

Prior to Nesta, Louisa worked in film publicity and production and spent three years at Into Film, a film education charity. As a producer, Louisa worked on the annual Into Film Festival and Into Film Awards ceremony, a one-of-a-kind celebration of young filmmakers from across the UK.

In her spare time, Louisa volunteers for Organic Lea, a workers co-operative growing organic fruit and vegetables in Chingford.