Zara Nanu




Zara Nanu is an expert on how diversity and inclusion can shape more dynamic and productive teams and a more engaging and empowering workplace. She is an entrepreneur who believes business can generate social impact as well as revenues and profits and is the CEO of Gapsquare. Zara has been at the forefront of women in business in the South West for nearly a decade.

What excites you most about the tech scene in Bristol, Bath and the South West?

Never underestimate the power of collaborative tech cluster in Bristol – one that is not afraid to put its head above the parapet. It’s the only kind that leads to innovation.

What are you hoping to see from the SPARKies nominees?

Ambition and vision to change the world

Zara is judging:

  • Most Exemplary Use of Virtual / Mixed Reality
  • The Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Founder / Entrepreneur of the Year