Thanh Quan-nicholls

Thanh Quan-Nicholls is the Partnership and Industry Engagement Manager for Digital Catapult, a government back agency set up to accelerate the adoption of advance digital technologies in the UK. 

Thanh is part of the MyWorld Bristol team, a five-year programme based in Bristol and Bath lead by Bristol University. Thanh works with businesses and stakeholders to drive engagement and brokering new partnerships R+D programmes and open innovation activities.  With 20 years of professional management and economic development experience, Thanh is an expert in business growth.   

Thanh has set up award-winning co-working spaces in Bristol and Basingstoke and in previous role as Digital Innovation Lead at UWE Bristol, Thanh delivered £1.2m in grants to innovative companies in the region.  

Thanh is also Co-founder of Women’s Tech Hub, advancing gender diversity in tech and working to close the gender entrepreneurship gap.   Thanh is also a trustee of Voscur , an infrastructure organisation advocating and supporting the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in the West of England.