Tara joined the UK India Business Council’s London office in January 2009. She manages the UKIBC’s Research and Policy Department and leads its Higher Education and Retail sector work.
Her main responsibilities include strategy development, client relationship management, delivering member services, top level business engagement, supporting UK and Indian companies’ trade and investment activities, and identifying new business opportunities. Tara also organises regular policy advocacy forums, high level roundtables and seminars and is in charge of producing comprehensive research reports for the UKIBC. Prior to her role at the UK India Business Council, Tara worked as a research consultant for Mirabilis Advisory Pvt Ltd (a Delhi based business consultancy) and in the marketing department of the Singapore Tourism Board in Mumbai.
Tara has over 8 years of experience in both primary and secondary research as well as quantitative and qualitative analysis. Over the course of her career in both India and the UK, she has interviewed and conducted in-depth consultations with a wide range of important stakeholders including high profile business leaders, think tanks, trade bodies, international companies and CEOs in the UK and India, written and produced thought leadership reports and white papers and developed and conducted surveys and focus groups.
Tara graduated with an MSc in Tourism Management and Destination Marketing from Nottingham University Business School and a Bachelor’s in International Economics from the University of Massachussetts at Amherst, USA.
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