RICSPolicy Manager - South and East UK
Tamara is our Policy Manager for the South West, South East and East of England. She is based in London and work within the UK External Affairs team.
Before starting at RICS, Tamara worked as a senior researcher at Ofqual helping to develop their systems and protocols for policy research, implementing changes to the evidence team within the research department. She was also involved in the A Level Consultation regarding the proposed changes to A level and AS level subjects.
Prior to her work at Ofqual she was living in Australia and working for the Leader of the Opposition in Western Australian State Parliament where she served under two leaders as a senior policy advisor. Her work included writing policy discussion papers and policy statements, drafting press releases and responding to policy enquiry correspondence on behalf of the lLeader. She was also head of the Leader’s Parliamentary team, writing questions for question time, Parliamentary submissions and speeches for in the House. She has also interned for a highly ranked Australian Federal Senator.
Tamara has over a decade of campaign experience through her volunteering efforts especially on election campaigns, she was a senior member of the 2013 State Election strategy team for her Leader as well as volunteering on two local campaigns.
Tamara Hooper, 08 Jan 2018
RICS welcomes the small certainties contained within Michael Gove’s speech at the Oxford Farming Conference, but he must go beyond ideas and principles and give clear indications of what a post-Brexit rural economy will look like.
Tamara Hooper, 05 Sep 2017
Yesterday, the Chancellor convened the first meeting of the Government and the three Northern Metro Mayors to discuss regional growth, housing, and infrastructure. While employment in the North may be at a record high, Ministers believe that more can be done and will ask the region to continue to build upon its £102 billion economy.
Tamara Hooper, 30 Aug 2017
Non-domestic rates have been a staple and important issue within the news since Government did a root-and-branch consultation in mid-2015; we welcomed the consultation and the focus that it represents.
The latest data continues to show the need for clarity from Government for the rural community. We h...
On Rural market sits tight as Brexit uncertainty looms
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