Tamara co-founded two climate tech start-ups, has held a senior role in UK government as Head of Innovation for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, and is a strategic advisor to corporate clients and SMEs. She has worked in impact investment, venture capital and development finance.
Most recently Tamara led the creation and implementation of an impact investment strategy for a leading venture capital group, responding to climate, nature, and inequality challenges, and the need for just transitions of our economies.
She has worked in Africa, Europe, South Asia, the UK, and the US, where she also lived, and holds an MSc in Sustainability and Business as well as an MA in Design, Strategy, and Innovation.
Tamara sits on the board of Ushahidi, a Kenyan-founded citizen-data platform for disaster response, climate impacts, election monitoring and humanitarian crisis.