Tamara H. Howard, PhD is a rare hybrid – having worked and lived in both the US and European market places, employed by both small start-ups and large multinational businesses. Throughout this time, Tamara always worked in a sales and marketing capacity, both face to face with customers as well as in senior management positions. She gained her hands on experience in IBM, Digital Equipment Corporation, PA Management Consultancy and Capgemini.

In recent years she uses this expertise to advise both large and small organisation on how to increase sales revenues as well as how to adjust business strategies and implement organisational change.

Educated at Harvard University, Cambridge USA and gaining a PhD at The Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University, Boston, USA, Tamara embarked in a career in sales the new Biotechnology sector. She soon moved to Germany to help establish the business in the Benelux and France. Since then, she has lived and worked in Europe for more than 30 years, spending most of her European career based in the UK.

Tamara is now a Director and co-owner of Verve Consulting Ltd.


Her first book -- Who's Paying For Lunch? -- is a guide for small and medium businesses and was published September 2014.

Her second book -- 1oo+ Top Tips for Effective Sales Management -- will help sales managers do their job more effectively and was published November 2014.

She is currently writing her third book -- Putting the Soul Back into Business -- about philanthropy within big business, which should be available Summer 2015.