Advisory Board Member
Director of Research Operations and currently Interim Exec Director People and Performance at Nesta

Ksenia is responsible for developing the strategic decision-making and project delivery capability of the Research Analysis and Policy team within Nesta.

Previously, Ksenia was Head of Research and Thought Leadership at the CIPD, where she developed the organisation’s research strategy and governance, overseeing programmes on technology at work, corporate governance, and skills, as well as leading CIPD’s own strategic research. She also spent three years at the Work Foundation, carrying out research and evaluation projects in areas of health and well-being, leadership, and future of work and employment.

Ksenia holds a degree in Psychology, a masters in Economics and Social Sciences from UCL and Jagiellonian University. Her PhD in Management from Lancaster University focused on altruistic behaviours of business leaders.