Kathy Peach is the Director and co-founder of the Centre for Collective Intelligence Design at Nesta, which explores how human and machine intelligence can be combined to develop innovative solutions to social challenges. She leads the Centre’s partnerships with the UN Development Programme and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, and its grants programme.
Her Nesta publications include: The Collective Intelligence Design Playbook; Collective Intelligence for Sustainable Development; Collective Crisis Intelligence for Frontline Humanitarian Response; Our Futures; and Participatory AI for Humanitarian Innovation.
Before Nesta, she held leadership roles at a range of non-profits, including Bond, Healthwatch England, Scope and VSO. She was a trustee of the Mines Advisory Group from 2013–19. She is currently an expert adviser to the World Economic Forum on Technology and Society.