Portrait Nadia Zaboura


Scientific-analytical approach enriched with linguistic finesse, a distinct sense for innovation and in-depth knowledge in the fields of media, ICT and creative industries as well as in the health sector. In a nutshell:

► Owner of policy and communications consultancy Zaboura Consulting

► Experienced & networked policy adviser, communications specialist and facilitator
► Interdisciplinary synthesis of economy, science and politics
► Clear mission and vision for digital strategy, innovation and participation

► Tech-savvy, target-aimed, with conceptual strength and an international mindset

► Excellent communication and mediation skills


Owner Zaboura Consulting: policy adviser, PR specialist and project manager. Designs new strategies at the intersection between media, creativity and technology for customers from industry and politics (since 2011).

Furthermore regular assignments as speaker, curator and host for conferences, think tanks and workshops (e.g. Fraunhofer, Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, re:publica, Gamescom Congress, Medientage München, MEDICA).

Appointed expert evalutor for the European Commission (Horizon 2020) as well as EU rapporteur. Appointed appraiser for the Federal Ministry of Science. Member of the Board of Trustees of Grimme Research Center. Chairwoman of the jury of "German Radio Award (2019, juror 2013-2015, 2018) and former chairwoman of renowned "Grimme Online Award".

Previously consultant for cluster management CREATIVE.NRW, a project of BOROS GmbH on behalf of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Responsible for concept and management of projects such as "German Haus @ SXSW Interactive 2014" or cross-industry convention "CREATIVE.HEALTH". (2012 - 2015)

Prior to this co-developer of cluster management MEDIEN.NRW and political-economic strategy consultant for Mediencluster NRW GmbH. Including management of projects "ADVANCE - International Web & Startup Conference" (WIRED UK: "the perfect tech conference") and industry study "Future of Advertising 2015". (2010 - 2012)

Previously explorer of sectoral trends such as digital creative industries and social media as consultant at innovation agency MFG. Including management of EU project CReATE, writing of foresight studies and management of an award-winning podcast covering digital innovation in business and society. (2007 - 2010)