Lead, Longitude Prize
Tamar led the Longitude Prize for the Innovation Lab.
Before Nesta, Tamar founded and ran two social enterprises in national and international healthcare, which continue in her spare time. Prior to that, she spent more than a decade developing and delivering fundraising strategy for international NGOs, specialising in private sector partnerships, most recently as Head of Global Funding at VSO.
She has an MBA and Masters in Development Studies. Tamar also delivered the social action campaign ‘Give More’ on behalf of one of the leading UK family foundations, promoting the giving of money and time amongst the UK public.
Tamar is a trustee of Heart UK and Article 19, and Chair of the British Humanist Association. She's a consultant on funding ethics and fundraising, and a guest lecturer at Imperial College Business School on innovation and entrepreneurship, as part of its MBA and Masters in health programme.
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