A total people geek, Tamara brings over a decade of experience working within the world of human resources, talent development and people strategy management, enhanced with a BBs in HR and Marketing, and Graduate Diplomas in HR Management and Primary School Teaching.
Born in England, Tamara moved to New Zealand in 2006, settling in the Waikato where she has since worked in HR within Corporate, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and local Government. Giving her a deep understanding of New Zealand Employment Law and Culture in different sectors. Prior to her move to New Zealand, Tamara worked with a Security and Facilities company as an Operations Manager, overseeing the Yorkshire area’s operations team.
Tamara has a true passion for working with people, focusing on the employee experience, continuous improvement and ensuring alignment and transparency to the organizations strategy.
Away from the Trust, Tamara enjoys spending time with her partner, Chris and daughter Chelsea. She enjoys walking, gardening, listening to podcasts and practicing mindfulness.