Tamzin has worked across the public, private and civil society sector providing advisory services and training in high impact solutions for sustainable development. The founder of GreaterCapital and GreaterGood SA (voted one of the Top Ten most trusted NGOs in South Africa), she led the creation of the world’s first social stock exchange board. She won the GIBS Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2007, was appointed an Ashoka Fellow in 2008 and won the Thomson Reuters 2012 TrustLaw Innovation Award for her efforts in designing “an ambitious, landmark project with the potential to facilitate the evolution of the entire social and impact investment sector”.
With undergraduate degrees in Commerce and Science, an Honours in Applied Psychology and a Masters in Climate and Development Tamzin’s more recent focus on multiple literacies and their connection to the enactment of citizenship intersects with her work promoting sustainability leadership and “Routes to Resilience” in education. Tamzin led the implementation of an Integrated Studies curriculum for secondary school youth in South Africa and has supported educators identify routes through which curriculum content and sustainability can align to promote youth leadership in sustainability practice.