Tash the founder and executive producer of DTC Live, Biz Kids & The Notting Hill Company, and an entrepreneur, broadcaster, best-selling author, and investor.
Tash has made a significant impact over many years by leveraging cutting-edge online marketing techniques, mass mainstream media and a profound understanding of British consumers to achieve outstanding results.
Her entrepreneurial journey began in 2007 when she left her full time job at the Daily Mail newspaper and founded Talk to the Press, the UK’s first and leading online press agency, earning multiple prestigious awards along the way.
Separately, in 2009, she founded The Notting Hill Shopping Bag Company, which sells now-iconic tote bags to visitors to London’s Portobello Road, which she remains active in to this day.
In 2014, Tash successfully sold Talk to the Press to SWNS, marking a significant milestone in her business career. Tash went on to create and exit the Amazon-only beauty brand, Luminositie, and build one of London’s most prominent digital advertising agencies, Bolt Digital.
Specialising in e-commerce, Bolt Digital worked with over 200 brands, largely in the beauty and FMCG vertical, and served as the growth partner for numerous household name British brands.
In 2021, Tash’s leadership led to the establishment of DTC Live, the leading eCom, DTC and growth community.
Today, DTC Live supports over 4,500 retail, e-commerce, and tech brands through education and events and the DTC Live Conference won Best E-commerce Event at the Flame awards.
Tash is a strong advocate for fostering entrepreneurship in the younger generation. She is the founder of Biz Kids, a platform with a global reach that inspires an entrepreneurial mindset in children around the world, through hands-on and experiential learning for kids on topics such as entrepreneurship, personal development and financial literacy.
Most recently, Tash has opened The Notting Hill Company, an athleisure brand located at 11 Portobello Road, London, that expands on the popularity of the Notting Hill Shopping Bag.
Tash serves on the board of the CEW, the UK’s leading trade organisation for beauty brands, and is an an ambassador for Meta’s She Means Business initiative, founded by Sheryl Sandberg, and is part of a team that has trained over 100,000 female entrepreneurs in social media. She is also an ambassador for Child Bereavement UK, and The Kings’ Trust.
A former Daily Mail journalist, Tash regularly appears as a commentator for the BBC, Sky & GB News. She has expertise and opinions to share on entrepreneurship, retail, the economy, media, and marketing.