Tara Hewitt

Inclusion and Engagement Manager, Northern Care Alliance NHS Group

Tara is an award winning Leadership and Inclusion Professional and has worked across a number of leadership roles

In 2014 Tara led a turnaround program as Chair of the Board of The Mosslands School supporting the senior leadership in taking the school from Requiring Improvement to Good within a two year period.

In 2016 Tara co-founded the UK’s only coalition of trans activists, diversity professionals and human rights lawyers “the Trans Equality Legal Initiative.

In 2018 Tara came together with fellow Leadership and Inclusion Consultant Safina Nadeem to create Purple Infusion ltd. With the aim of harnessing their shared expertise and experience as consultants to support organisations in creating innovative solutions within the leadership and inclusion landscape.

Tara’s current role is as the Inclusion and Engagement Manager at the Northern Care Alliance covering two NHS Trusts and over 17500 staff and came 25th in this year’s Inclusive top 50 UK employers and is the lead organisation for the delivery of the Greater Manchester Public Sector workforce Race Equality transformation plan.

She was recently described as “mischief managed” and her latest interest is utilising “Guerrilla Networking” to help professionals hack the complex hierarchies across health and social care.