Tamsin is acting director at Green Alliance, leading on setting the organisation’s strategic direction, its impact priorities, generating new programmes and ideas, as well as fundraising.
Before becoming acting director, she was strategy director, responsible for growing the impact of the organisation by turning new ideas into ambitious programmes for change. Prior to that she was deputy director with responsibility for leading the delivery of Green Alliance's policy programmes, and for the management of its policy team. Tamsin maintains strong relationships with a range of strategic partners, from business, NGOs, opinion formers and academics.
In addition to her Green Alliance role, she was a member of NERC’s Strategic Advisory Programme Group, from 2014 - 2015, and is currently a member of the Joint Advisory Board on climate change and environmental research at Imperial College and the LSE.
Prior to joining Green Alliance, Tamsin was head of IEEP’s agriculture and land management team, working in partnership with policy institutes across Europe on CAP reform and sustainable land management, for the European Commission, European Parliament, as well as UK government departments and statutory agencies. She also undertook a significant amount of capacity-building work in the new and candidate Member States. During her time at IEEP, Tamsin was a member of RISE Task Force on the delivery of environmental services by private land managers in the EU; she was a visiting research fellow to the government funded RELU programme on rural economies and livelihoods and a member of its policy advisory group; and an honorary research fellow at Imperial College London, lecturing on the Environmental Technology MSc course.
Tamsin did a three year post-doc at the Centre for Environmental Policy at Imperial College London and a PhD in the geography department at UCL. She has published a wide range of policy reports and briefings on the CAP and rural development policy, and is an experienced public speaker.