Tara Honeywell

Head of Commercial Ventures, Barnardo’s

Tara Honeywell is an Innovation specialist who heads up Commercial Ventures at Children’s Charity Barnardo’s, in her role she is responsible for identifying, developing and launching ‘for profit’ businesses utilising the charity’s assets and capabilities with the ambition to diversify income streams.

Tara sits on the Board of Directors for tech for good startup, GoodPAYE, a joint venture between five charities; Barnardo’s, Crisis, RNiB, The Royal British Legion and Wateraid to create the UK’s first charity owned Professional Fundraising Organisation focused on bringing donors closer to the causes they support through the power of Payroll Giving.

Previously, Tara was Managing Director of Collaboration Consultancy, Mediator and worked with numerous brands across sectors advising, developing and implementing Partnership Strategies designed for growth. Prior to that, Tara worked for a Brand Consultancy where she was responsible for the development and go-to-market plans for a number of brands stocked in Boots, Tesco’s and Selfridges.