Communications Director, Virgin
With a background in broadcast, agency and in-house roles, Tamara has extensive communications experience and is currently Director of Communications for the Virgin Group. Prior to joining Virgin, Tamara worked as a Researcher, Presenter and Director for ITV1 West Country- working across a range of regional and network TV programmes, before working for Nike and MTV1 on the launch of their national #justaddmoves campaign. She then worked in PR agencies, across a range of clients from the Ariel Fashion Awards to the Learning and Skills Council. She led an award-winning communications team at the British Heart Foundation, overseeing policy, news, ambassador recruitment and fundraising media relations, including leading strategic communications campaigns for the organisation. She has a degree in English Literature and Politics, a post-graduate certificate in journalism and is a proud graduate of the W50 Santander and UCLA leadership programme.