Tanya heads the Corporate Affairs + Advisory practice which brings together corporate and public affairs, issues and crisis management, internal communications as well as our behaviour change and diversity and inclusion teams.
She has a wealth of communications experience having worked for the private, public and NGO sectors supporting them across communications. A former journalist, she served as Press Secretary to then Prime Minister Tony Blair for over four years. Since leaving the civil service she has moved between in-house and consultancy roles working at the highest levels with a range of organisations including Fujitsu, Mars, the DWP, Sport England, Nationwide Building Society, Tesco, Lloyds Banking Group and the BBC.
She was the architect of the multi-award-winning This Girl Can campaign which in its first year inspired 2.8 million women to get active.
Tanya is a graduate of the London School of Economics and has an MA from the University of London. A South African by birth and a Londoner in her soul, she has lived and worked in Paris, Pakistan and Hong Kong.
Among her many extra-curricular activities, Tanya sits on the board of Liberty, the human rights organisation; the Thomson Foundation which works to raise standards of journalism across the world; London Sport which is working to make London the most active city in the world; and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.