Lesley Holst

Lesley leads the global early learning initiative for children aged 3-6 years at the LEGO Foundation. This includes a diverse portfolio of partnerships across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Prior to joining the LEGO Foundation, she worked in international development in East and Southern Africa for 15 years, designing and leading multi-sectoral early childhood, education and child protection programmes for vulnerable children, including 10 years working for Save the Children in Malawi and Mozambique.