Tanya heads the Specialist Services 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.