Principal of Safa British School and experienced senior leader both in Dubai and the UK.
After much career deliberation and working with her strengths of organisation, Zara went into fast track hotel management for 6 years before deciding to go into teaching. During her time as a Hotel Manager, she was national recognised in the UK and the hotel won Retreat of the Year, a highly sought after accolade in the hospitality industry. Her decision to change careers happened after a trip to India working in a slum school, the trip planted a seed of helping others to create a passion for learning. Her passion for teaching is at the core of everything she does. Zara is family focused and her daughter attends Safa British School in Year 4, her daughter who would like to follow in her mothers footsteps into teaching.
Previously, Vice Principal and Head of Primary and the Outstanding rated GEMS Wellington International School in Dubai and Principal of two merged schools in the UK, The West Grantham Academy St Johns. Also an HMI Associate Inspector with OFSTED in the UK.
Zara graduated from The London Business School with a BA Hons in Business Enterprise specialising in accounting and finance.