Louisa Shanks

Assistant Operations Manager

Louisa is the Assistant Operations Manager for Arts & Culture Finance, working across the team's two investment funds.

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 makes functionless pottery and volunteers for The Reader, a charity that runs shared reading groups across the UK.