Tamar Datan

Governance and Audit Committee Chairperson

Tamar Datan is an experienced leader in advancing education, philanthropy, sustainable economic development, and conservation, with specialist expertise in executive search, strategic planning, fundraising, non-profit governance, and organizational development. She currently works as a Senior Advisor for Non-profit Professionals Advisory Group (NPAG). She is the chair of the GFP USA Governance and Audit Committee.

Tamar currently sits on the board for All Ages Read Together and serves as the Board Chair. Over her career, she has served on more than a dozen non-profit boards.

Her past professional experiences include her working in the following roles: Executive Director at TrueSpark (2012-2015); Executive Vice President at Amazon Conservation Team (2007-2011); Independent Consultant (2002-2006); Vice President and Director at The Nature Conservancy – Compatible Ventures Group (1999-2002); Program Manager at The Nature Conservancy – Center for Compatible Economic Development (1997-1998); Venture Fund Officer with The Pew Charitable Trusts (1992-1997); Special Assistant to the President with The Pew Charitable Trusts (1990-1992); Program Associate with the University of Massachusetts-Boston (1987-1989); Program Administer at the Lesley College Graduate School (1985-1987).