Tara leads on marketing, brand, communications at Social Traders.
Tara specialises in strategy, business development, marketing and multi-partner collaboration in the impact sector. Her experience spans small and large charities and social enterprises in Australia, the UK and Europe. She is particularly interested in the intersection between business and social change through social enterprise models. She is passionate about catalysing large-scale collaborations that focus on creating systems change.
Tara has worked as the Director of Strategy, Business Development and Engagement at England’s membership network for 750 local social enterprises and Board Member at a European leadership organisation encouraging career transitions from the corporate to the social sector. She was the Head of Marketing at the UK’s largest early years social enterprise, and was the Director of Marketing and Fundraising for a large charity in Australia. Alongside these roles Tara is the Co-Founder and Director of a social enterprise consultancy, The Dragonfly Collective, and has lectured on social enterprise and collective impact at universities in London and Mexico.
Tara has an MBA from Cass Business School in the UK, a Masters in Social Innovation from Danube University in Austria, and a degree in Media and Communications from Melbourne University in Australia.