Tania Howarth

Tania is also an Advisory Board member of the RBS Group Technology Board and is a senior independent advisor to global PE funds.

Prior to building a Non-Executive and Advisory portfolio, Tania’s executive career was centred on business, technology and transformational leadership. Until 2017, she was Chief Operating Officer for Nomad Foods Europe – a European frozen food company with household brands Birds Eye, Findus & Iglo. Tania joined the company in April 2007, following Unilever’s divestment of the company into Private Equity ownership, where her initial responsibilities included the carve-out of the business from Unilever and the establishment of new and independent enterprise wide business processes and IT systems and infrastructure. During her tenure at Nomad Foods, Tania had executive responsibility for Supply Chain, Quality, HR and IT and led several large-scale business transformation programmes.

Tania was previously CIO for the Coca-Cola Company’s European and African Groups from 2003 – 2007.  Prior to that she spent 9 years at Walkers Snack Foods, a division of PepsiCo in the UK, the last 5 of which were spent as CIO.

Her early career was spent in a variety of business projects and IT systems management positions in ICI and Sun Microsystems, having initially trained as an accountant with Price Waterhouse.

Tania has a Bachelor of Science degree in European Politics, Economics and Languages from Manchester University.