Tamara Minick-Scokalo

President of the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) and Interim CEO of Pearson International

United States of America

Tamara Minick-Scokalo is President of the EMEA region and Interim CEO, Pearson International.  She joined Pearson International in March 2012, having previously held leadership roles in businesses including Procter & Gamble, Cadbury plc, Kraft Foods, Coca-Cola and Elizabeth Arden.  More recently she led a high-tech start-up, Trax Technology, through fund raising and first revenue generation. 

Tamara started out by studying chemical engineering at college, and joined P&G in a manufacturing role. She later moved into marketing and senior management positions within the firm.

She has lived in the US, Europe, and the Far East and has worked all over the world, and currently lives in Switzerland with her husband and three children.

Tamara is passionate about improving people’s lives through education, and believes in the importance of attracting, developing and retaining top talent and operating with high integrity and ethics.