The Talent Tap Management Team

Naomi Ambrose

CEO

Naomi joined The Talent Tap as CEO in 2018 from a career in Corporate Communications, most recently as a Director at Fisher Productions. Naomi has overall oversite of the charity, its direction and ultimate impact, ensuring that every new initiative is imbedded in the needs of those The Talent Tap supports. Having worked the majority of her career in the corporate sector, Naomi has a strong understanding of the importance of networking and communication both skills she uses and imparts to Talent Tap students. Naomi is a Trustee for The Blagrave Trust and an Enterprise Advisor for The Careers and Enterprise Company. She is passionate about giving young people the futures they deserve. Naomi likes/needs to run and loves a challenge!

Vicky Hill

COO

Vicky has been part of the Talent Tap team since 2021. She joined as Operations Manager –  supporting relationships with our students, alumni and partner schools – and has since become COO. She is a qualified accountant, having gained her ACA at Littlejohn Frazer (now PKF Littlejohn), and supports the Talent Tap with her financial and corporate experience, as well as bringing her organisational skills and attention to detail.
Prior to joining The Talent Tap, Vicky was a Senior Analyst for Liberty (a Lloyd’s managing agency) in London, working on their investment portfolio and broker capital requirements. Outside of The Talent Tap, she volunteers as both a school Governor and as a Trustee of a local charity. She loves to cook and spend time with her family.

Vicky Hill

Laura Kernaghan

School & Student Engagement Officer

Laura joined The Talent Tap in 2022 as our School & Student Engagement Officer, focusing on growing our network of schools and helping to make sure that all of our students and employers get the most out of their involvement with The Talent Tap. After studying a degree in French, German and European Studies at the University of Bath, Laura started off her career in the EdTech industry and brings a love of communication to The Talent Tap team.

During her spare time, Laura coordinates call companion groups for the charity Reengage, loves to swim and enjoys (trying to!) train her springer spaniel puppy, Ralph!

Caroline Rogers

Office manager

Caroline joined The Talent Tap in September 2021 as administration support. She maintains our database, supports the residentials and fundraising events, and gives general support for the office team. She has a background in Construction and Facilities Management, as well as administration and is very adaptable.
During her spare time is very involved in Guiding, running local units for Brownies & Guides and holds Division and County posts. She also is keen on amateur dramatics and often takes part in the local musical and Christmas productions.
Although Caroline has not been to university herself her two daughters have, and she is passionate about supporting young people in their higher education years to enable them to gain confidence to achieve their potential and reach for the stars.

Geraldine Venediger

Fundraising

Geraldine joined The Talent Tap in 2021 to co-write bids to trusts and foundations, to help fund The Talent Tap. She and Hayley have established a successful partnership writing projects and funding plans for the charity sector. Prior to that she had a career in marketing and brand management for Sainsbury’s and Unilever working on a number of high profile brands and projects. The marketing skills of establishing what the consumer or beneficiary need is, and how a business or charity can demonstrate their ability to deliver that is what she brings to The Talent Tap. Geraldine also works with The Greenpower Education Trust, a STEM charity inspiring the next generation of young people into engineering through motorsport.